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Use of Visual Stimuli in Ethnobiological Research

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Abstract

In this chapter, we discuss and review the use of visual stimuli in ethnobiology and ethnoecology and present a proposal to standardise the terminology for the use of visual stimuli in these fields. We focus on the use of photographs, drawings, voucher specimens, in situ individuals and recently collected plants and animals.

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  • Projective interviews
  • Local knowledge
  • Data collection

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de Medeiros, P.M., de Almeida, A.L.S., de Lucena, R.F.P., Souto, F.J.B., Albuquerque, U.P. (2014). Use of Visual Stimuli in Ethnobiological Research. In: Albuquerque, U., Cruz da Cunha, L., de Lucena, R., Alves, R. (eds) Methods and Techniques in Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology. Springer Protocols Handbooks. Humana Press, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8636-7_6

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