A note from Karen Pryor:
Reaching the Animal Mind
Erasing Fear: A Lesson (or Two) on Cues and ShapingBy Clint Matthews on 11/01/2012
On My Mind: A Dolphin DreamBy Karen Pryor on 09/18/2012
For some years now I've been following the work of Robin Baird, PhD, who with colleagues and students has been tracking, tagging, photographing, and counting whales and dolphins around Hawaii for decades. His group, the Cascadia Research Collective, has identified eighteen different species, many of them local residents, and hundreds of individuals. Wow! In my years as head trainer at Sea Life Park in Hawaii we had individuals of thirteen of those species in our tanks. What I wouldn't give to see these rare animals out in the ocean for myself.
Fifty Years of Positive Change: An Interview with Karen PryorBy Julie Gordon on 06/01/2012
Podcast: Karen Reads from Reaching the Animal MindBy Karen Pryor on 06/01/2012
You'll enjoy listening to Karen's own podcast (available at the bottom of this page), comprised of audio selections from her latest book, Reaching the Animal Mind. In this podcast, Karen talks about communicating with other species and how animals are able to "talk" to us through clicker training. To learn more about this topic and many more, order your own copy of Reaching the Animal Mind today!
Clicker Training in the Tahoe Daily TribuneBy KPCT on 01/13/2012
The Tahoe Daily Tribune offers a clear explanation of the evolution of clicker training, its benefits, and its many applications today in "