Handbook of ethological methods (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Handbook of ethological methods

Handbook of ethological methods

Author: Philip N Lehner
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. ed., 6. printView all editions and formats

In any study of behavior, one must first choose which species or which behavior to study, how to study it and how to record and analyse the results. This comprehensive step-wise introduction to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip N Lehner
ISBN: 9780521554053 0521554055 9780521637503 0521637503
OCLC Number: 254195680
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [617] - 663
Description: XIX, 672 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme 23 cm
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction; Part I. Getting Started: 2. A conceptual model of animal behavior; 3. Choice of subject; 4. Reconnaissance observation; 5. Delineation of research; 6. Design of research; 7. Experimental research; Part II. Collecting the Data: 8. Data collection methods; 9. Data collection equipment; 10. Selected examples of data collection and description; Part III. Analysing the Results: 11. Introduction to statistical methods; 12. Selecting a statistical test; 13. Parametric statistical tests; 14. Nonparametric statistical tests; 15. Rates of behavior and analysis of sequences; 16. Statistical analyses for spatial orientation, time and spatial patterns; 17. Presentation and interpretation of results; Bibliography; Appendices: A. Statistical figures and tables; B. Microcomputers: an overview for ethologists by James Ha; C. Guidelines for the use of animals in research; D. Ethics in animal behavior research; Index.
Responsibility: Philip N. Lehner


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'... an outstanding and ambitious volume. It should be on the shelf of everyone who wants to be a serious student of animal behaviour ... this handbook will serve for many years to come as the source Read more...

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