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Zachariah Campbell

PSYB45 NotesChap 3 Graphing Behaviour and Measuring Change iy Graph a visual representation of the occurrence of a behaviour over timeo Time and behaviour are usually the 2 variables illustratedo Xaxisabscissao Yaxisordinatey There are 6 components necessary for a graph to be complete o The xaxis and the yaxis o Labels for the x and y axes o Numbers of the x and y axes o Data pointso Phase lines vertical lines that indicate a change in treatment Data points are not connected across phase lineso Phase labels Each phase must be labelled ex Baseliney Research design determine whether the treatment IV was responsible for the change in the target behaviour DV and to rule out the possibility that extraneous variables caused the behaviour to changey A Functional Relationship is established wheno A target behaviour changes when an IV is manipulated while all other variables are held constanto The process is replicated more than once and the behaviour changes each timey If the behaviour changes each time the procedure is implemented and only when the procedure is implemented a functional relationship is demonstratedo We can say that the researcher has demonstrated experimental control over the target behavioury AB Design Abaseline Btreatment is the simplest desi
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