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Use of Behavioral Techniques in the Assessment of Environmental Contaminants

  • George S. Burt
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 5)

Abstract

The years of accumulating experience with pesticides and other environmental contaminants have brought growing concern about the margin of safety provided by currently accepted levels of exposure to potential environmental health hazards. As evidence is discovered of far-reaching faunal disturbances attributable to pesticides and other contaminants, it becomes increasingly desirable to identify with maximum accuracy the thresholds for biological effects of these agents.

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Operant Conditioning Fixed Interval Environmental Contaminant Behavioral Technique Operant Conditioning Chamber 
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© University of Rochester 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • George S. Burt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyOregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA

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