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Karen Pryor (born May 14, 1932 in New York City, New York) is an author with an international reputation in the fields of marine mammal biology and behavioral psychology. Through her work with dolphins in the 1960s, she pioneered modern, force-free animal training methods, and became an authority on applied operant conditioningR12;the art and science of changing behavior with positive reinforcement. She is a founder and leading proponent of clicker training, a worldwide movement involving new ways to communicate positively with pets and other animals. She is the author of several books, including Nursing Your Baby, a classic book for breastfeeding mothers that has sold over a million copies, and more than 50 scientific papers and popular articles on learning and behavior.

Karen Pryor was educated at Cornell University (B.A., 1954 ) with graduate work in zoology and behavioral biology at the University of Hawaii, New York University, and Rutgers University. She was a founder of Hawaii's Sea Life Park and Oceanic Institute where she served as curator and pioneering dolphin trainer. She has served the U.S. government as a Marine Mammal Commissioner, and consults to private industry on ... [More From Freebase]

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No shame: Dealing with common dog behavior problems

A trip to the vet is in order to rule out the possibility of a urinary tract infection, said Amanda Eick, a veterinary technician specialist in behavior and certified professional dog trainer with The Behavior Clinic in Olmsted Falls. She's also a ...

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Former President To Lead Rally

Pryor doesn't bother us," Ray said. "What bothers us, and should bother every Arkansan, is Senator Pryor's support for President Barack Obama." Benton County has the largest Republican turnout of any Arkansas county, but it also has the second-largest ...

Pay for women, other measures of equality still lagging in Indiana

Cherrish Pryor, Sheila Klinker, Peggy Mayfield, Sharon Negele, and I on Ways and Means.” But voters still can get ... Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said politics at the local level tends to be a more welcoming place for women candidates. “I think ...



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About Karen Pryor | Karen Pryor Clicker Training

"Hi! I'm Karen Pryor, the author of Don't Shoot the Dog and one of the founders ...

Karen Pryor Clicker Training | The Leader in Positive Reinforcement ...

Karen Pryor method of operant conditioning using clickers to manage animal behavior.

Karen Pryor Academy | Learn Dog Training | Become a Dog Trainer

Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior teaches inspired animal training with innovative programs designed for both experienced and aspiring ...

Reaching The Animal Mind

Karen Pryor gives everyone the technology for not just reaching into animal minds but glimpsing their souls. Reaching the Animal Mind is about an entirely new ...



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