The Fine Art of Mimicry

Mimicry is a shaping technique where mimicking is used to condition new behaviours. Either animals mimicking each other or animals mimicking their trainer. This technique has as the other ones its advantages and disadvantages. The trainer has to choose carefully and understand the process. by Peter Giljam The Social Experiment Read more…

A Whole Lot of History

Our personality is created by the experiences we have throughout our life. Whether you’re extremely confident, or have many insecurities, all of this was developed, and is shaped, by our experiences. If this can be the case for humans, what about our animals? When I’m walking through Kolmårdens Zoo, I’m Read more…