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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
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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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