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Trained musicians perform better — at paying attention

Attention ! Musical training improves the ability to tune out distractions, and the more training, the better the control, study finds Date:March 26, 2019Source:ElsevierSummary:Musical training produces lasting improvements to a cognitive mechanism that helps individuals be more attentive and less likely to be distracted by irrelevant stimuli while performing demanding tasks. Read more

By Pat Nolan | Brain Research
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Sound Sense

Researchers explore how the auditory system achieves accurate speech recognition Sound sense: Brain ‘listens’ for distinctive features in sounds Date:March 26, 2019Source:University of PittsburghSummary:For humans to achieve accurate speech recognition and communicate with one another, the auditory system must recognize distinct categories of sounds — such as words — from a continuous incoming stream of […]

By Pat Nolan | Brain Research
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Reinforcement Schedules

What are they? Why are they important to us as dog trainers? The information in this video is a bit incomplete. However, I am using this a starting point for a discussion. I will be working on this discussion in the next couple of posts.

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Detection Training

for police and military only

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E-collar Obedience

Push Pull Training in Drive offers Clear Communication and Conflict-free dog training resulting in a powerful enthusiastic performance from a fully engaged training partner. This video shows a dog working under control with multiple rewards available that is perfectly willing to accept direction and work with me. There is no conflict, he is happy, fully […]

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