Training with a clicker is a type of training with conditional positive reinforcement, implemented by means of an audio signal. The clicker is a special keychain with a clicking button. His click is used in case, when dog need give understand, that she fulfilled precisely the, that required from it the trainer. This method of training, which excludes physical contact, was first used by Dolphin trainers, who needed to train animals to the desired behavior.
The animals developed a conditional positive reflex to a certain signal. As a result, this signal, in this case a click, became a conditional positive reinforcement. Continue reading