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What Shamu taught me about life, love, and marriage : lessons for people from animals and their trainers

Sutherland, Amy. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 1400066581 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781400066582 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xv, 168 p. ; 22 cm.
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  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, c2008.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: People are animals too -- Any interaction is training -- The zen of animal training -- Know your species -- Why I stopped nagging -- The how-to's of positive reinforcement -- Baby steps -- The least reinforcing scenario -- The joy of incompatible behaviors -- Working with big cats.
Author Notes

Amy Sutherland is the author of Kicked, Bitten, and Scratched and Cookoff. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Boston Globe. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. Her feature piece “What Shamu Taught Me About a Happy Marriage,” on which this book is based, was the most viewed and most e-mailed article of The New York Times online in 2006. Sutherland divides her time between Boston and Portland, Maine.

Subject: Typology (Psychology)
Animals Psychological aspects
Interpersonal relations
Human-animal relationships
Animal training
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