The Negative Effects of Positive Reinforcement | Psychology Today

I can’t remember who sent me the link to this article. It will be of interest to anyone interested in a look at all positive training without the hype.

“Somewhere in the back of every dog trainer’s mind is that image of Pavlov’s dogs, salivating at the sound of a bell ringing. That’s the apex of conditioning. Yet no one seems to consider how unhappy those dogs must have been. And let’s not even get into the stress Skinner’s lab rats and pigeons were feeling. So, yes, on a certain level, positive reinforcement is actually an unpleasant experience”

. . . Read More: The Negative Effects of Positive Reinforcement | Psychology Today – by Lee Charles Kelley

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