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Artifacts in Behavioral Research: Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's Classic Books

Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow


This book is really three-books-in-one, dealing with the topic of artifacts in behavioral research. It is about the problems of experimenter effects which have not been solved. Experimenters still differ in the ways in which they see, interpret, and manipulate their data. Experimenters still obtain different responses from research participants (human or infrahuman) as a function of experimenters' states and traits of biosocial, psychosocial, and situational origins. Experimenters' expectations still serve too often as self-fulfilling prophecies, a problem that biomedical researchers have ackn ... More

Keywords: social nature, behavioral research, methodological implications, substantive implications, experimenters

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195385540
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385540.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Rosenthal, author

Ralph L. Rosnow, author

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