Using learning theory in animal behavior therapy practice

Mills, Daniel S. (1997) Using learning theory in animal behavior therapy practice. The Veterinary clinics of North America: Small animal practice, 27 (3). pp. 617-635. ISSN 0195-5616

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Abstract

This article reviews the principles of learning and how they can be employed in the scientific validation of animal behavior therapy. The nature of learned behavior is reviewed at a practical level. General programs for increasing and decreasing a behavior are described, along with guidelines for considering and assessing their efficacy in any given situation.

Keywords:animal, animal behavior, appetite, behavior therapy, dog, learning, methodology, physiology, psychological aspect, review, Animals, Behavior, Animal, Dogs
Subjects:D Veterinary Sciences, Agriculture and related subjects > D300 Animal Science
D Veterinary Sciences, Agriculture and related subjects > D328 Animal Welfare
Divisions:College of Science > School of Life Sciences
ID Code:9108
Deposited On:06 May 2013 18:19

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