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What is a behavioral instrument?

Last Updated: Feb 03, 2017  |  21 Views

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A behavioral instrument is a research tool used to collect data on the thoughts, impressions, attititudes, or perceptions of human subjects on specific topics or in response to certain stimuli.

Behavioral instruments include:

• surveys

• questionnaires

• scales

• inventories

• interview schedules (preset, standardized questions to be asked of all interviewees) 

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