The Design Of Experiments  In Neuroscience: Second Edition by Mary HarringtonThe Design Of Experiments  In Neuroscience: Second Edition by Mary Harrington

The Design Of Experiments In Neuroscience: Second Edition

byMary Harrington

Paperback | September 13, 2010

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"You are about to start on a great adventure. You are going to transition from reading about science to becoming a scientist."-From the PrefaceUsing engaging, disarming prose, author Mary Harrington shows neuroscience students how to go about selecting a topic, designing an experiment, analyzing the results, and publishing a paper. This text effectively illustrates basic research methods and design principles by uniquely using relevant examples from neuroscience such as the principles of design of fMRI studies, the use of transgenic mice, and conditional gene knockouts. The author also addresses basic professional ethics, fundamental statistics and data analysis tools, the range of possible experimental designs (from simple descriptive studies to multifactorial designs), and ways to control unwanted variables and avoid common pitfalls. This text is intended as either a core or supplemental text for both undergraduates and graduate students studying research methods in Neuroscience, Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology, Neurochemistry, or Biological Psychology.
Mary Harrington is a Professor in both the Psychology Department and the Neuroscience Program at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and is a member of the Neuroscience and Behavior Program at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Neuroscience, and has published numerous ar...
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Title:The Design Of Experiments In Neuroscience: Second EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9.12 × 7.38 × 0.56 inPublished:September 13, 2010Publisher:Sage PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1412974321

ISBN - 13:9781412974325

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