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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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South Florida's book clubs span genres, generations

This month it was Jokes My Father Never Taught Me: Life, Love, and Loss with Richard Pryor by Rain Pryor, the comedian's daughter. “We don't do romance,” ... Karen Brundidge, a real estate agent, joined Mocha Readers in 2012. When she comes to Miami ...

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Fall Theater Sampler

Written by Pete Pryor (who also directs the show) and Samantha Bellomo with music and lyrics by Michael Ogborn, the show is set in the fictional land of Nrevlam during "Medieval panto time," plagued by a red dragon, drawing upon the Arthurian legend in ...

Cousins get along famously at induction event

John Power, Charles George Simms, Bob Pobst, Q.B. Pryor, Dave Parlapiano, Bill Heath. 1983: Bob Armijo, Ruth ... 2011: Alan Colglazier, Keith Lane, Karen Koshak Griebel, Dave Galich, Dan “Kosho” Trujillo, Frank “Inky” Pechek. 2012: Walter Hill, Gary ...

Looking back: Nov. 21, 2014

Other winners were Ivan Cunningham, Carol Blevens, Ed Catlett and Karen Jennings… ... Deaths: David Rawson Castleman, 72, uncle of David Pryor Castleman; Fabian Poole, 81; James Russell, 40; Rickey Dedford Stivers, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. John ...

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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 teaches inspired animal training with innovative programs designed for both experienced and aspiring ... Karen Pryor: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks ...

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