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When Punishments and Reinforcements Are Not

Reinforcement and punishment are contextual. Something your dog may love in one environment or situation may not be considered reinforcement in another environment. For example,...

Casey Lomonaco  |  Jun 5th 2010


Reinforcement and punishment are contextual. Something your dog may love in one environment or situation may not be considered reinforcement in another environment.

For example, I love cheesecake; but after a large Thanksgiving dinner, cheesecake is not very reinforcing. In fact, it may even make me nauseous!