WONDER #742: How Do You Train a Dolphin?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. which dolphin tricks are the best.
  2. how to become a professional trainer.
  3. why dolphins are easier to train than other animals.
  4. the process of training a dolphin.

Question 2 of 3

What do you call the system trainers use to train dolphins?

  1. dolphinology
  2. aquatic responsiveness
  3. positive reinforcement through operant conditioning
  4. carrot and stick

Question 3 of 3

Incorrect behavior results in what during training?

  1. punishment
  2. positive reinforcement
  3. no response
  4. all of the above

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