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Awww Of The Day: Golden Retrievers Piano Duet

They do better than I could... most any of us for that matter...

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Awww Of The Day: Golden Retrievers Piano Duet. They do better than I could... most any of us for that matter...
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logandaninja
Male, 13-17, Western US
 226 Posts
Saturday, March 17, 2012 4:28:31 PM
I need a hobby

LilyLily
Female, 18-29, Australia
 90 Posts
Saturday, March 17, 2012 9:32:42 AM
Ie, another one maybe more relevant here reward system. The dogs get a positive reward (self satisfaction at making their master happy/completing a task, probably praise and treats, kind of like how altruism or doing something for someone may induce a larger psychological reward in people I guess) and thats just one amongst many many other theories that help explain how brains work :P

LilyLily
Female, 18-29, Australia
 90 Posts
Saturday, March 17, 2012 9:24:26 AM
"Pavlov has a lot to answer for."

Pavlovs work/classical conditioning was about the whole thing with two stimuli being presented in close succession repeatedly, until the response given to one becomes associated with the other. (ie, bell = food)

Other theories explain high level learning like this much better. Operant conditioning is a theory of basic, natural learning. Ie, 'unnatural` stimulus is paired with this thing that causes this natural response, so eventually stimulus becomes associated with/induces that response in the animal.

LilyLily
Female, 18-29, Australia
 90 Posts
Saturday, March 17, 2012 9:18:23 AM
This is pretty amazing really!

Asino
Male, 18-29, Europe
 134 Posts
Saturday, March 17, 2012 2:24:20 AM
that woman has totally spent all her spare time on this weird performance. I say; Go see the doctorrrrr

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