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Unformatted text preview: x axis is moved to the right to 30. This gives the appearance of shifting the bear curve down. Increase Signal to Noise Ratio Choose a subject which is especially insensitive to the most likely confounds. Use an apparatus which shields against the major confounds. Exert tighter technological control to reduce noise levels. In the camping story, flatten the woods and pave it over. You will then be able to easily hear a bear roar. Run pigeons in sealed unchanging chambers with few distractions. The variations in the behavior caused by chance or irrelevant factors would then drop to a very low level and the effects of very small treatment effects (signals) would be made obvious. If you wish to hear a quiet door bell at a party tell people making noise to be quieter....
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, quietist noise