Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Marine Animals Used for Underwater Mine Detection

Students of psychology should realize the importance of behavior modification techniques that are seen in all aspects of daily living.  Utilization of reinforcement procedures has long been demonstrated to increase behavior of both humans and animals, and a recent news article shows how dolphins and sea lions have been trained to detect underwater mines and swimmers who are in restricted areas.  Click HERE to read the complete story from the Lodi-News Sentinel (California).