Experimental Studies in the Field

Some Pragmatic Considerations
  • Jerome E. Singer
Part of the The Springer Series in Behavioral Psychophysiology and Medicine book series (SSBP)


Research is an activity that has grown and prospered in the laboratory. Until recently, studies in the field were concentrated in a number of welldefined areas, such as clinical trials, agricultural experiments, and epidemiological studies. Each of these fields has generated its own methodologies and textbook. As investigators have moved toward planning other types of biomedicai investigation in the field, new problems and issues have arisen. There are few systematic treatises on the methods and procedures for these field studies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerome E. Singer
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  1. 1.Department of Medical PsychologyUniformed Services University of the Health SciencesBethesdaUSA

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