Charlie's Animal Research Project -- status update

Richard Vickery Richard.Vickery at unsw.edu.au
Thu Aug 14 18:34:30 EST 2003


Charlie Wilkes wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 14:42:01 GMT, "The Puppy Wizard"
> <ThePuppyWizard at earthlink.net> wrote:
> 
> 
>>HOWEDY Richard,
>>
>>Those are good suggestions, but will be impossible
>>to implement in the same, and perhaps even adjacent
>>buildings because DDR permeates the environment
>>for at least five hundred feet arHOWEND.
>>
>>The Puppy Wizard. <} ; ~  )   >
>>
> Good point.  Will successive blind testing work, i.e., I monitor and
> analyze results without knowing which are control?

Yes - it just means you can only study new arrivals, not other cats 
that might have been exposed (you won't know if the box was on). 
This is not a big problem if new cats arrive regularly.  If you have 
to wait a month between tests it would really slow down the project.

Best wishes
Richard Vickery




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