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The Primacy of Core Affect: Jaak Panksepp’s Groundbreaking Theory of Emotion

The Primacy of Core Affect: Jaak Panksepp’s Groundbreaking Theory of Emotion Jaak Panksepp is widely considered one of the founding fathers of affective neuroscience. Through meticulous animal research spanning decades, he developed a groundbreaking model of primary emotional systems in the mammalian brain. Panksepp’s core affect theory revolutionized the scientific understanding of emotions and their

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Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer: How to Help Your Dog Cope with Being Alone

Certified Separation Anxiety Trainers are professionals who specialize in helping dogs overcome separation anxiety issues and associated behaviors. Separation anxiety is a complex behavior that can be challenging to address, and it often requires a gradual and personalized approach. This is where a Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer also known as a CSAT comes in, as

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