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New book review out: Measuring behaviour

Book review: Martin and Bateson’s Measuring Behaviour By Laure-Anne Visele, written Dec 2012. This article is part of my collection of book reviews. AUTHORS: Paul Martin & Patrick Bateson PUBLISHING YEAR: 2007 SUMMARY: Overview of the standards and techniques of behaviour measurement in research. CONTENTS Overview of the behaviour sciences Pre-study decisions Sampling and recording […]

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Why does my dog do that? The four questions of ethology

Science popularisation article about the four questions of ethology By Laure-Anne Visele, written Dec 2012. Why does my dog DO that? Rover lunged at Uncle Fred again. WHY-OH-WHY? You asked the vet, read the books, told your trainer, and… they all tackled it from a different angle. Result? You’re still confused, Rover’s still barking. So ‘Why is […]

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