Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Positive reinforcement

The most e-mailed N.Y. Times story of the moment, one of those Modern Love columns from SundayStyles, is a must read for anyone seeking a new spin on an old way of "training" a friend or mate. It's called "What Shamu Taught Me About a Happy Marriage." The crux? "The central lesson I learned from exotic animal trainers is that I should reward behavior I like and ignore behavior I don't."

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