The Secret History of Kindness: Learning from How Dogs Learn
Released! 05/04/2015
The Secret History of Kindness: Learning from How Dogs Learn
by Melissa Holbrook Pierson
Hardcover

An intimate, surprising look at man’s best friend and what the leading philosophies of dog training teach us about ourselves.

Years back, Melissa Holbrook Pierson brought home a border collie named Mercy, without a clue of how to get her to behave. Stunned after hiring a trainer whose immediate rapport with Mercy seemed magical, Pierson began delving into the techniques of positive reinforcement. She made her way to B. F. Skinner, the behavioral psychologist who star... read more