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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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UL President's and Dean's Lists

Joshua Thomas Peltier. *Nicholas C Petitjean. Jessyca Lynn Pizzolatto. *Myles Jude Pryor. *Robert Michael Sarver. Damian L Smith. Andrew P Valdetero. *Bryant James Venable. Kurt V Venable. General Studies. *Bridget Marie Bercier. *Erica Claire Didier ...

Tulsa family faces son's health issues

Bill Graif, $2,000 in memory of Fritz and Margaret Manley; Ed and Barb Nonweiler, $1,000; John Moss, $1,000; Joe and Priscilla Tate, $1,000; John Bagwell, $1,000; Steve and Karen Brownlee, $1,000 in honor of their parents Al and Jerri Brownlee and Jan ...

McCain, Gwendolyn Earline Pryor (Jasper)

... DeShawn Williams, Aubree Alford, Alayah and Austin Davis, Kesa Harris and Ayannah McCain; siblings, Margaret Spencer, Willie Mae Windham, Karen Pryor, Linda Martin and Clint Pryor, all of South Pittsburg, Deborah Charles of Jasper and Porscha Ann, ...

Live: Patriots, Jets remain scoreless

On the punt return leading up to the possession, Calvin Pryor flipped Danny Amendola on a hard tackle which caused the teams to jaw at each other in a minor scuffle. Patriots, Jets go nowhere on first drives. The Patriots and Jets traded three and outs ...

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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 trainingĀ ...

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 aspiringĀ ... Karen Pryor: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks ...

Results 1 - 12 of 16 ... Karen Pryor is a behavioral biologist with an international reputation in two fields, marine mammal biology and behavioral phsychology.

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