Dr. Allison Scagel is the owner and founder of Scholars with Collars Training and Behavior LLC. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in wildlife and conservation biology and minors in both psychology and animal behavior. She then interned with Dr. Spaulding for three years. She also served as a… Continue reading Episode 15 – Dr. Allison Scagel on Cognition and Training
In this episode, I speak with Dr. Emily Bray, Ph.D. Dr. Bray is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Arizona Canine Cognition Center in the College of Veterinary Medicine and at Canine Companions, the largest US non-profit providing service dogs to people with disabilities. She earned her undergraduate degree at Duke University, completing a senior… Continue reading Episode 10 – Dr. Emily Bray
In this episode, I discuss a concept called cognitive flexibility. Cognitive flexibility allows animals to adjust their behavior to a changing environment – and it’s very important for resilience! Learn more about what cognitive flexibility is, how it impacts behavior, and how we can improve it. Click for more information on the Advanced Consulting Course and Research… Continue reading Episode 9 – Cognitive Flexibility
For this month’s blog post, I am sharing the most recent summary of a Research Bites webinar. Normally, these are exclusively for members, but I wanted to make this one available as a sneak peak of the kind of information that is covered in Research Bites. November’s topic also happens to be extremely important for… Continue reading Executive function – what is it and why does it matter?