Two Programs Educating the Public in Animal Learning and Behavior

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Estep, Daniel Q. (2002)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Cognition | Educational Program | Cognitive Processes | International Journal of Comparative Psychology | Learning | Aggression | Intelligence | Behavioral Taxonomy | Conditioning | Cat | Behaviour | Behavior | Choice | Communication | Dog
    acm: ComputingMethodologies_COMPUTERGRAPHICS | GeneralLiterature_MISCELLANEOUS

Two educational programs have been developed that teach basic principles of animal learning and behavior and how they can be used in day to day interactions with companion animals. The first program educates violators of animal control laws about animal learning and cat and dog behavior to help them resolve their problems with their animals and avoid future animal control violations. The second educates home service providers concerning basic principles of animal communication, dog behavior, and the causes of aggression to help them avoid dog attacks on the job.
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