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Measuring Behaviour An Introductory Guide


Melissa Bateson, Newcastle University, Paul Martin
Published 2021


Measuring Behaviour is the established go-to text for anyone interested in scientific methods for studying the behaviour of animals or humans. It is widely used by students, teachers and researchers in a variety of fields, including biology, psychology, the social sciences and medicine. This new fourth edition has been completely rewritten and reorganised to reflect major developments in how behavioural studies are conducted. It includes new sections on the replication crisis, covering Open Science initiatives such as preregistration, as well…

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Key features

  • Fourth edition of a classic text, completely rewritten to reflect major advances in behavioural science but retaining the simplicity, clarity and conciseness for which it is known
  • Now includes completely new sections on the replication crisis and Open Science movement, as well as on the ethics of behavioural research, with boxes containing worked examples introduced throughout
  • Describes the range of technologies now available for capturing and processing behaviour in humans and animals, explaining the data pipeline, big data and the use of artificial intelligence for automated behavioural coding.

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