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Measuring Behaviour

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Measuring Behaviour is a guide to the principles and methods of quantitative studies of behavior, with an emphasis on techniques of direct observation, recording, and analysis. In the new edition, all sections have been updated and revised, particularly those dealing with the technology of recording behavior, and there are new sections on regression and multivariate statistics. As with the first edition, the authors strive for brevity and clarity of presentation.

Synopsis:

A clear and concise practical guide to the principles and methods of studies of behaviour.

Synopsis:

This new edition is a practical guide to the principles and methods of quantitative studies of behaviour, of interest both to students embarking on behavioural research projects for the first time and to scientists of all disciplines involved in measuring behaviour.

Synopsis:

Measuring Behaviour is a guide to the principles and methods of quantitative studies of behaviour. In this new, revised edition, all sections have been updated and others have been expanded or introduced for the first time. The book remains a concise review of methodology that will be of great value to undergraduates and postgraduates first embarking on behavioural research projects and to scientists of all disciplines in which behaviour is measured.

Synopsis:

A clear and concise practical guide to the principles and methods of studies of behaviour.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-215) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. General issues; 3. Research design; 4. Preliminaries to measurement; 5. Measures of behaviour; 6. Recording methods; 7. The recording medium; 8. The reliability and validity of measures; 9. Analysis and interpretation of data; Appendices; Annotated bibliography; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521446143
With:
Bateson, Patrick
With:
Bateson, Patrick
With:
Bateson, Patrick
Author:
Martin, Paul
Author:
Bateson, Patrick
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Animal behavior
Subject:
Animal psychology
Subject:
Psychology -- Research -- Methodology.
Subject:
Animal behavior -- Research -- Methodology.
Subject:
Animal psychology -- Research -- Methodology.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
bk. 1
Publication Date:
April 1993
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
28 line diagrams 3 tables
Pages:
238
Dimensions:
8.50x5.47x.51 in. .70 lbs.

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Product details 238 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521446143 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A clear and concise practical guide to the principles and methods of studies of behaviour.
"Synopsis" by , This new edition is a practical guide to the principles and methods of quantitative studies of behaviour, of interest both to students embarking on behavioural research projects for the first time and to scientists of all disciplines involved in measuring behaviour.
"Synopsis" by , Measuring Behaviour is a guide to the principles and methods of quantitative studies of behaviour. In this new, revised edition, all sections have been updated and others have been expanded or introduced for the first time. The book remains a concise review of methodology that will be of great value to undergraduates and postgraduates first embarking on behavioural research projects and to scientists of all disciplines in which behaviour is measured.
"Synopsis" by , A clear and concise practical guide to the principles and methods of studies of behaviour.
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