A team of Hungarian scientists did a study that concluded that what we say and how we say it are important – as it turns out both to dogs and humans.
They used words of praise and neutral words like “if” and “yet”. You can read about the study here.
In our high-tech world, we may not even hear words, just read them which means a potent tool for communication is being lost. Or we may just use an emoji.
What we say and how we say it matters.
It’s been said that a trainer throws a seal a fish as a reward for performing a trick.
Now, we’re finding it may be even easier to communicate praise to those we care about if we also consider the importance of the way it sounds.
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