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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB45H3
Professor
Zachariah Campbell
Semester
Winter

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GRAPHING BEHAVIOR AND MEASURING CHANGEChapter3Graph GRAPHING BEHAVIORAL DATAVisual representation of the occurrence of behavior over time Efficient way to view the occurrence of behavior because it shows theBehavioral data is collected through direct observation and recording of results of recording during many observation periods the behavior on a data sheet or other instrumentComplete the levels of behavior before during and after treatmentGRAPHING DATA FROM DIFFERENT RECORDING PROCEDURESBehavior analysts use graph to identify the level of behavior beforetreatment and after treatment beginsdocument the change in behaviorWhat will change with different recording procedures are the yaxis labeland the numbering on the yaxis COMPONENTS OF A GRAPH Xaxis usually labels indicate the time periods behavior was recorded Yaxis should clearly reflect the behavior and dimension or aspect of the Time is indicated on the horizontal axis xaxis aka abscissa behavior that is recorded Level of the behavior is indicated on the vertical axis yaxis aka ordinateRESEARCH DESIGNS 6 Components are necessary for a graph
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