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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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... Kristin Koch, Caty Koehl, Al and Maureen Koehl, the Lewisboro Police Department, Jay Luzzi, Pat Maniace, Colleen McLafferty, Kayla Medile, Shannon O'Rourke, Karen Potz, Peggy Pryor, Pat Pytte, Barry Schaffer, Ann Marie Simone, Rich Sklarin, Barbara ...

Come Tickle Our Ivories? You did — and thanks!

By Verity Pryor-Harden Lee Street theatre Lee Street theatre will present six brand new, never before seen 10-minute comedies at the 7th Annual 10-Minute New . .... Brannon Williams), Raymond & Kay Coltrain, Bill & Sue Davis, Jane Gamewell, David Hagy ...

Health-care workers face threats around world

David N. Cicilline and Karen Bass introduced a Congressional Resolution in November 2014, to acknowledge and thank medical professionals and volunteers for their extraordinary courage responding to the Ebola outbreak. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II ...

Norman Charles Eckert

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Cecelia J. Eckert and husband John E. Kennedy, Jr., of Morrisville, NC, Thomas E. Eckert and wife Karen G. Eckert of N. Augusta, SC, Andrew N. Eckert and wife Luanne Eckert of Orange Park, FL, Margaret E ...



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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 of clicker training. In this section you'll find some things I've written about training ...

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 (KPA) teaches positive- reinforcement animal training with innovative programs designed for both aspiring ...

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