Instruments, Methods, and Gadgets


Over the years, my interests have included development of mechanical or electronic methods, procedures and techniques for investigating behavior or helping to improve it. Some of the work in this area is shown below.

Crowell, C. R., and Frei, L. (1972). A circuit to permit an electronic drinkometer to operate during footshock. Behavior Research Methods and Instrumentation, 4. 193-194.

Crowell, C. R., and Brown, J. S. (1973). An electrifiable restraining cage for small animals. The American Journal of Psychology, 86, 851-854.

Cunningham, C. L., Crowell, C. R., Eaton, N. K., & Brown, J. S. (1974). A digital system for recording startle responses in small animals. Behavior Research Methods & Instrumentation, 5, 1-3.

Crowell, C. R., and Eaton, N. K. (1974). A fully-automated locomotor-training apparatus. Behavior Research Methods & Instrumentation, 2, 19-22.

Birdsell, J., Widerquist, K. L., Johnson, J. F., & Miller, A. E. (1986). Components of a level III interactive videodisc delivery system. Proceedings of the Academic Microcomputer Conference, 2, 149-156.

Crowell, C. R., Boyd, N., & Setzer, M. (1988). Software recording technology: Promise for reducing the hidden costs of computerization. Proceedings of the Academic Microcomputer Conference, 4, 120-129.

Boker, S., & Crowell, C. R. (2004).  Using the Internet to archive psychological data.  Behavior Research Instrumentation & Computers, 36(4), 670-677.