CEU Event: Too Dog-Tired to Behave: Executive Control in Canines is Sensitive to Fatigue

When: Ongoing
Where: Online


CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 1.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00

* Courses approved for CBCC-KA CEUs may be applied to a CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA recertification. Courses approved for CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA may not be applied to a CBCC-KA recertification.

PLEASE NOTE: CPDT-KA can earn a MAXIMUM of 12 CPDT-KSA Skills CEUS within their 3 year certification period.


Research with humans and dogs suggests that executive control relies on a limited resource and that invoking executive control depletes this resource.Once depleted, subsequent efforts to control behavior are impaired and greater impulsivity, memory impairment, and aggression are observed. Research suggests that these deficits associated with depletion can be eliminated if subjects consume a glucose (but not a calorie-free) drink. In this seminar Dr. Holly Miller will discuss unconscious and reflexive behavior versus controlled and purposeful responding,executive control research, canine executive control, and how diet affects executive control and the willpower of dogs. A discussion led by Dr. Monique Udell will follow. A \\\\

Sponsor:E-training for Dogs
Speaker(s):Holly Miller & Monique A. R. Udell

Contact: Cheryl Asmus
 Email: cheryl@e-trainingfordogs.com
 Phone: 970-231-9965
 Web: http://www.e-trainingfordogs.com/category/lecture-series/