The ultimate survivors that have flourished in the most difficult of circumstances, rats have a long history of being the smartest rodent in the room! Rats are growing more and more popular as pets for adults and children alike. Having raised and trained rats for over forty years, Miriam Fields-Babineau, in her book Rat Training, teaches rat owners to harness that intelligence through a reward and clicker system of training. An avid proponent of reward-based positive-training techniques, the author explains how to create a successful learning environment for your rat as you teach him how to come on command, jump through a hoop, walk on a leash, stand on his hind legs, and much more. Illustrated with color photographs by Evan Cohen and Virginia Broitman, Rat Training includes tips on what to look for when buying a rat, how to care for your new pet, and how to acclimate your rat to other household pets. In the chapter called Rat Manner,” the author describes how rats think and their social organizations and behavior. Fields-Babineau has trained rats for various purposes, including working in movies, and her chapter called The Great Rat Race” describes the demands of rat shows and acting careers for rats. The chapter called Scurry and Hurry” is devoted to agility training and trick training (such as shoulder riding). Resources and glossary included.
Often we are struck by a 'Eureka' moment of a creative impulse that ends up evaporating before we are actually able to materialize it. If this has happened to you, you are not alone; it's normal for the creative minds get stuck during a project, at one point or another. Huge creative ideas can be overwhelming, and sometimes we find it hard or organize and execute them - this might result in the creative idea being wasted. The good news is that you can learn to enhance your creativity and be able to utilize it properly in your projects by using some methods and techniques. 'Unleash Your Creativity' is a short book that helps you in boosting your creativity to the next level. As the title says, unleashing your creativity is the aim of this book - to help you achieve this goal, this book explains the basic concept of creativity and talks about the elements that negatively impact it. The author talks about the factors that can prove to be enemies for your creativity, and describes possible ways to beat them. The two methods being explored in this book will demonstrate how to give a boost to your creativity and avoid hitting dead ends in your creative projects. Getting new ideas, problem solving and tips to get more creative are also discussed in this book. This book is aimed for a broad target audience; managers, senior management, artists, authors, students, and people from almost every field can use this guide to enhance their creative vibes. By the end of this book, you are expected to be able to generate creative ideas for your business, book, art work or any kind of creative and productive project. Apart from idea generation, you will also be able to execute those ideas properly to find maximum output.
This introductory text details Arthur Lessac’s proven procedures for understanding, training, and improving the voice and speech of the performer by exploring the varied qualities of the physical energies associated with producing sounds.
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