Autocorrelation in Behavioral Research

Wherefore Art Thou?
  • Bradley E. Huitema
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)


Every now and then a mathematical solution to a general data analytic problem becomes available to researchers working in diverse fields. These solutions are often initially developed by mathematical statisticans and subsequently presented to research workers by methodologists who recognize the apparent usefulness of such procedures to specific content areas. This is the case with time-series intervention models that were initially presented by Box and Tiao (1965). Their classic paper has been followed by many extensions and simplified treatments of the essential ideas associated with these models and methods of analysis.


Autocorrelation Function Behavioral Research Independence Assumption Apply Behavior Analysis Autocorrelation Coefficient 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bradley E. Huitema
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyWestern Michigan UniversityKalamazooUSA

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