Answer to Question #106198 in Psychology for Rubaljit kaur

Question #106198
Imagine you have a dog you want to train to be able to close doors/shelves in your house that are open. Explain how you would train him to do this complicated task and the learning principles in play.
Expert's answer

The following steps will helpful when training a dog to close doors.

 Put your touch stick on the door.

Each time he touches it and moves the door a little, click and treat.

Start waiting until he has pushed the door closed. Click and treat.

Do this until he will close the door each time. Click and treat generously when he does this!

Start saying "close" when he closes the door. After repeating the action several times, he should close the door at your command.

When she does has you have commanded reward her and when she does not follow instructions take away the reward or don't reward her

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