Choices as a +R

Control over outcomes is a primary reinforcer.
We need choices to exercise that control.
Susan Friedman

Choices is what we aim to teach with clicker training. We teach the animal how to feel control, therefore clicker training becomes a powerful secondary reinforcer.

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