Author: Pat Nolan

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Study on “Olfactory Generalization in Detector Dogs”

Study on “Olfactory Generalization in Detector Dogs” From the abstract: ” A failure to generalize can result in dogs missing targets in working scenarios. Although generalization is usually desired to some extent, dogs must also discriminate against related odors that are not targets. Therefore, research that investigates factors that can influence dogs’ tendency to generalize, […]


Detection and E-collar seminar, July 12-14, 2019

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Tactical Directional course Intro

Moving forward I will continue to share training information on three main topics: Detection training, Directional training and Retriever training. This post is an an excerpt from the intro to directional training course


A small electrical zap to the brain could help you retrieve a forgotten memory

The Summary of the report: ” Psychologists have provided strong evidence that a certain region of the brain plays a critical role in memory recall. The research also shows for the first time that using an electrical current to stimulate that region, the left rostrolateral prefrontal cortex, improves people’s ability to retrieve memories. “ For […]

By Pat Nolan | Brain Research . Research