How to Conduct Behavioral Research over the Internet: A Beginner's Guide to HTML and CGI/Perl (Methodology in the Social Sciences)

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9781572309975: How to Conduct Behavioral Research over the Internet: A Beginner's Guide to HTML and CGI/Perl (Methodology in the Social Sciences)

Requiring no prior knowledge of programming or web site design, this easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide helps professionals as well as students create interactive behavioral research instruments online. With this volume, anyone can learn to write programs in HTML and CGI/Perl that will enable them to take full advantage of all the benefits of Internet-based data collection: the ability to effortlessly manipulate visual and narrative content, randomize the presentation order of stimuli, and provide customized assessments and feedback for research participants. Including extensive examples throughout, the book explains everything from how to obtain access to a web server to mastering HTML coding, processing data with CGI/Perl, and importing data files into popular statistical packages. While the examples are from psychology, the technical skills the book provides can be adapted to other fields that make use of behavioral research.

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R. Chris Fraley received his PhD in social--personality psychology from the University of California, Davis. He conducts research on attachment theory and close relationships, personality development, and emotion regulation. He is currently Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois.

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Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Getting Started: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using a Web Server Chapter 3. HTML: How to Make a Web Page from Scratch Chapter 4. HTML Forms: Collecting Research Data from Participants via the Internet Chapter 5. An Introduction to CGI Scripting: Using Perl to Automatically Save Response Data to a File Chapter 6. Providing Customized Feedback to Research Participants Chapter 7. Randomizing the Order of Stimuli Chapter 8. Random Assignment of Participants to Conditions Chapter 9. Using Multiple Web Pages in Research: Carrying Responses Forward from One Page to the Next Chapter 10. Using Conditional Branching Structures: An Example of "Skip Patterns" in Survey Research Chapter 11. Advanced Feedback: Summarizing Data with Bar Graphs and Two-Dimensional Plots Chapter 12. Tracking Participants over Multiple Sessions: PINs, Passwords, and Completion Menus Chapter 13. Measuring Reaction Times Chapter 14. Additional Applications of Perl: Discussion Forums and Scored Tests Chapter 15. Wrapping It Up: Server Maintenance, Ethics, Security, Sampling

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