Description: You can also set up the training plan so that sitting on grass gets a treat every time in the beginning of the generalization process, while sitting on the mat doesn’t always get a treat. That way the dog will start to find sitting on the grass a better predictor of a treat and be more motivated to sit on the grass than on the mat.
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Description: In dog training, generalization means that your dog can apply a concept to many situations; he knows that “Sit!” means he should sit whether he’s home, on a loud, crowded sidewalk in the rain, or in a grassy park with squirrels chattering in the trees. Fluency means the dog performs the desired behavior correctly, smoothly, and without ...
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Description: Generalization in Dog Training: Settings. When applied to dog training, generalization can be defined as the process where, the settings in which a dog initially responds to, start to increase so that the dog starts responding to more and more different settings. We often talk about generalization when a dog who was initially trained to sit in ...
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Description: The Importance Of Dog Training Generalization (updated 2020) Generalizing a dog’s behavior is the process of reproducing the desired behavior in various environments, settings, and conditions different from the initially trained behavior in the original environment. Generalization is also known as cross contextualization and proofing (with distractions.) Check out our dog training services ...
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Description: So there are always a lot of variables that are part of the competition picture that is different from what the dog sees in training… but we still need the dog to perform the behaviors. Even though there is a little bit different picture. What we are talking about here is the concept of generalization. Links Mentioned: ZERO TO CD
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Description: Behavior Science, dog training, Homepage Generalization And Discrimination In Dog And Other Pet Training. November 7, 2017. A dog who jumped at the sound of a heavy box falling to the floor can become frightened by other sudden noises down the road. A dog who has had many different positive interactions with children will come to learn the ...
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Description: About the author: Adrienne Farricelli is a certified dog trainer and behavior consultant. She is also a former veterinarian assistant, and author of the popular online dog training course "Brain Training for Dogs."Her work has appeared in several print and online publications including E-how, USA Today, Every Dog Magazine, Daily Puppy and Connecticut Dog Magazine.
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Description: Stimulus generalization might cause your dog to respond by sitting when she hears similar commands, which may make the training process more difficult. In this case, you would want to use stimulus discrimination to train your dog to distinguish between different voice commands.
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Description: Such generalization re sults in a loss of specificity but increases, within the confines of adaptive limits, the range of behavioral variability available to the animal. Generalization and discrimination processes play an active role in all training activities.
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Description: The greater the resemblance of the training situation to the testing situation, the more generalization should occur. That is why in vivo (naturalistic or real life) therapies often work best. In vivo extinction therapy with a person who is anxious about contamination could occur by plunging the arms of such a person into a can of garbage.
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