John Watson founded the field of behaviorism and then took his talents to Madison Avenue. Here, college kids explain how he used classical conditioning to make a baby scared of bunnies.
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Training a dog by giving a continuous shock until they comply is an example of the same behavior modification technique used in Guantanamo Bay.
A year after merging with a leader in the field of electronic devices for gun dog owners, the GPS technology company has introduced a new product: an unprecedentedly powerful dog shock collar.
Like prong collars, shock collars are not allowed in the EU. Canada and the US, please take note.
In 1934, electric dog shock collars looked more obviously like the torture devices they are.
Many people put shock collars on their dogs. But would you put one on your child? Some would.
Clicker training isn’t just for dogs. Some Bostonians are using clickers as punishers to try to rid themselves of their accents.
There are few things that cannot be accomplished with reward-based positive reinforcement dog training. Squirrels can learn obstacle courses. Fish can learn to swim through hoops. Dogs can read! So why is there still widespread…
I was disturbed today to read about Coffee, a dog that has been sitting outside of Citi Field and Yankee Stadium for the last few months dressed up in a variety of getups: baseball jerseys, Grouch Marx glasses, a pipe, sunglasses, etc.