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Artifacts in behavioral research [electronic resource] : Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's classic books : a re-issue of Artifact in behavioral research, Experimenter effects in behavioral research and the volunteer subject / Robert Rosenthal, Ralph L. Rosnow ; with a foreword by Alan E. Kazdin.

Rosenthal, Robert, 1933- (Author). Rosnow, Ralph L. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780199725175 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0199725179 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 886 p.) : ill.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Available through EBSCO
New combination volume of three books-in-one.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Book one: Artifact in behavioral research -- Perspective: artifact and control / Edwin G. Boring -- Suspiciousness of experimenter's intent / William J. McGuire -- The volunteer subject / Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow -- Pretest sensitization / Robert E. Lana -- Demand characteristics and the concept of quasi-controls / Martin T. Orne -- Interpersonal expectations : effects of the experimenter's hypothesis / Robert Rosenthal -- The conditions and consequences of evaluation apprehension / Milton J. Rosenberg -- Prospective : artifact and control / Donald T. Campbell -- Book two: Experimenter effects in behavioral research -- The nature of experimenter effects -- The experimenter as observer -- Interpretation of data -- Intentional error -- Biosocial attributes -- Psychosocial attributes -- Situational factors -- Experimenter modeling -- Experimenter expectancy -- Studies of experimenter expectancy effects -- Human subjects -- Animal subjects -- Subject set -- Early data returns -- Excessive rewards -- Structural variables -- Behavioral variables -- Communication of experimenter expectancy -- Methodological implications -- The generality and assessment of experimenter effects -- Replications and their assessment -- Experimenter sampling -- Experimenter behavior -- Personnel considerations -- Blind and minimized contact -- Expectancy control groups -- Book three: The volunteer subject -- Introduction -- Characteristics of the volunteer subject -- Situational determinants of volunteering -- Implications for the interpretation of research findings -- Empirical research on voluntarism as an artifact-independent variable -- An intergrative overview.
Summary, etc.:
This volume was designed as both introduction and reminder - an introduction to the topic for graduate students, advanced undergraduates and younger researchers, and a reminder to more experienced researchers, in and out of academia, that the problems of artifacts in behavioural research have not gone away.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Psychology > Research.
Social sciences > Research.
PSYCHOLOGY > Research & Methodology.
Psychology > Research.
Social sciences > Research.
Electronic books.
Genre: Electronic books.

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