animal behavior

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    How to test for differences in mean values within a population

    Hello, I am stuck on what seems to be a very simple question. I recorded the duration of 20 bird songs and I want to know whether the average duration is significantly shorter or longer for bird(s). Is there any way to test for normality? BIRD_ID DURATION A01 0.03 A02...
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    Which tests for activity budget comparison

    Hello everyone, I hope I have posted in the right section. I am a master's student currently working on a zoo project with monkeys. I have some questions regarding which tests are appropriate. I would like to compare the overall activity budgets of each individual in each condition, rather...
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    4 simultaneous non-independent measures – should nested ANOVA work?

    Hi all, this is my first time posting here, but I’m very stuck. I have to analyze data from an animal behavior experiment. I have 3 strains, with 20 trials each. In each trial, a group of animals is given a choice of 4 pieces of food: 2 high-nutrient and 2-low nutrient. Within each food type...
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    Non-linear time series analysis

    I´m looking for help to anlyse in R (or SAS) a non-linear time series dataset. I worked with six cows during three days and registered urine events of each cow during each day. I have 4 to 12 events for each cow and day that are non-equally spaced in time. I want to know if I have an...