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There are two types of conditioning we use in dog training: Operant (aka learning by consequence, or "Skinnerian Conditioning") and Classical (aka learning by association, or "Pavlovian Conditioning"). When we teach new behaviors, we tend to focus on Operant Conditioning. In this episode, Annie talks about the differences between these two kinds of teaching/learning, and reveals how, in many cases, Classical Conditioning can produce very reliable behaviors with little effort.
This is a rebroadcast of an episode that originally aired in 2018. We are sharing it as it relates to today's challenge in the Dog Training In 21 Days challenge we are running this month on Instagram. Join us, and tag us in your videos! Get access the entire 21 Days Course for free through the end of April at http://schoolforthedogs.com/dt21days; code DT21DAYS at checkout.
Music: "Time Is On My Side" cover by Toast Garden
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