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Cover for Effects of age and treatment.

In this chapter, examples of tests employed to investigate behavioural effects of ageing, development and experience in animals are discussed.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Museums as <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in populo</i> dark tourism sites: a case study of Visitor experience.

This chapter examines how both indigenous and non-indigenous visitors to the Western Australian Museum (Perth, Western Australia) both connected with and authenticated their experiences of the museum's Aboriginal gallery (Katta Djinoong), and the emotional responses and learning that flow from...

Author(s)
Bond, N.; Carr, A.; Comtesse, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The ten-year anniversary of the civil rights pilgrimage: an experiential exploration into history, diversity, equality and equity.

This chapter shares a decade of experience and research on the Civil Rights Pilgrimage (CRP) developed at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UW-EC) as an alternative spring break trip. It begins with an overview of relevant literature regarding experiential learning and critical race theory...

Author(s)
Thesing-Ritter, J. M.; Caspersen, J. R.; Walkowiak, N. J.; Jones, J. L.; Lewis, C. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Organic Academy of IFOAM-Organics International: training multipliers in the developing world.

The Organic Academy of IFOAM-Organics International is 6 years old. It has trained over 600 stakeholders from more than 70 countries in the organic sector, and has conducted its training on four out of five continents. Its main approach is to base its curriculum on the key principles and values of...

Author(s)
Hauptfleisch, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experiential training of farmers and university diploma students in KwaZulu-Natal and the Southern Cape.

This practitioner reflection reports on 30 years of training agroecological farmers in various African contexts. It argues that good theory should be drawn out of good practice, to help farmers to adapt to climate change while producing nourishing food sustainably. Currently, training is often...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Learning and memory in food and drink.

This book chapter defines and describes the concepts of learning and memory, describes the theories which relate to learning and memory, describes the influences of learning and memory on the purchase and consumption of food and drink, and explains the approaches that are employed by agribusinesses ...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Five things this book is not.

In this chapter the author presents some important information which explains five things this book is not, in order to prevent confusion and disappointment, and to put readers of this book in the right frame of mind to make the most of the next 170 pages. The following information includes: this...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Choice, preference and motivation.

This chapter discusses different test methods such as the Y-mazes and X-mazes as well as other behavioural tests to gain insight into the preferences, aversions and motivations of animals which we want to observe. The author reminds the readers to use the techniques with care and consideration for...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reinforcement and punishment.

The focus of this chapter will be on the concept of reinforcement and how it is different from punishment. It also includes more examples from wild animals under the management of humans. Horses and calves are also featured, and clicker training will be briefly described, as it is based on the...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Learning capacity, memory and cognitive ability.

This chapter presents a number of possible testing paradigms for use in assessing learning, memory and cognitive ability in a wide range of animal species.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter

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