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How Dogs Learn - Certificate - CPD
How Dogs Learn - Certificate - CPD

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This short course is designed for those who want an insight into the psychology of learning in dogs. It provides a useful starting point for people with some experience but no studies to support that knowledge. Understanding how dogs are able to learn is the basis of becoming a trainer or behaviourist.

Course Modules
1. Psychological Principles
  • What is learning?
  • The canine brain and learning
  • Cerebrum
  • Mid Brain
  • Cerebellum
  • Inherited behaviours
  • Social learning
  • Factors that affect learning
  • Classical conditioning
  • Trial and error learning
  • One trial learning
2. Principles into Practice
  • Operant conditioning
  • Reinforcers and reinforcing behaviour
  • Positive and Negative Reinforcement
  • Punishment
  • Positive and Negative Punishment
  • Extinction or extinguishing a behaviour
  • Behaviour Shaping and Chaining - The Ultimate Tools in Canine Training
  • Prompting
  • Chaining
  • Problems with training a deaf dog

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