31: The Podcast in Review - Part Two - Discussions on Human Care, Molding, Criteria, and Labels with Tricia Dees, Sarah Dugger, and Justin Garner
The panel of guests from the previous episode returns to finish to answer some of the questions that our listeners have submitted concerning the previous 29 episodes. Tricia Dees, Sarah Dugger, and Justin Garner all join the podcast again to answer and discuss a wide range of questions including: the difference between capturing and molding, what it means for the criteria of a behavior to have a "range", how to professionally discuss animals living in human care, and how to educate about labels and constructs. Stayed tuned in for Justin's "Training Tale" about how a cheetah discovered a unique way to generalize a behavior. For questions or suggestions about the podcast email email@example.com Let's talk some training!
1:05 Introduction to Behavior Month 2023
5:35 Introduction to Tricia Dees, Sarah Dugger, and Justin Garner
9:15 If you manipulate an animal and then they do a behavior, is that capturing or molding?
21:30 Can you explain more in depth what you mean by the criteria of a behavior having a “range”?
35:25 What are professional ways to educate someone who approaches you who is against having animals in human care (especially marine mammals)?
1:05:00 How do you politely guide others towards refraining from labeling animals (both as a professional and with guests)?
1:22:05 “Training Tales”