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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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At the Finish Line…Where Only the Truth Matters

But you hit Terrelle Pryor with six games for getting paid for selling his own shirt. Listen fellas, you never, ... Saturday and Sunday, Aug 2-3—Penn Hills YMCA—9 a.m.-4 p.m.—Coach Jay Latimer, camp director—Legends Coach Karen Hall and Jennifer ...

A race with potential

I opined that only Democrats who can break out of that inertia to make their race about something uniquely local or particular to their Republican opponent, as Mark Pryor has done with Tom Cotton, stands a chance. Getting that kind of special and broad ...

Newtown High School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll Released

Megan Katherine Nahmias, Emily Neave, Ryan Norton, Lucas Edward O'Brien, Kelsey O'Connor, Kayla O'Sullivan, Colby Olson, Jonathon Paes, Jack Palermo, Taylor Pare, Brandon Pavlicek, Willow Margaret-Finley Pears, Isabel Pryor, Laurie Qiao, Benjamin ...

Community of Faith: Tent revival postponed

... has been postponed. No date has been set. For more information, call Heart to Heart Ministries Pastor Karen Marotta at 741-1594. .... For more information, call Sarah Pryor at 755-0702 or Pastor Lane Noyes at 755-0150. Marysville. Kermes Festival set.



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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 ...

Who We Are | Karen Pryor Academy

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



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