The use of momentary time sampling to assess both frequency and duration of behavior

Donald Ary, Hoi K. Suen

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When the time-sampling interval size can be set so it is smaller than both the shortest behavior instance and the shortest interresponse time, momentary time sampling will yield an accurate count of the frequency of behavior occurrence. It will also yield an unbiased estimate of behavior duration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)143-150
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Behavioral Assessment
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 1983

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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