NEWS

Behavioral researchers Jason and Abbe Macbeth studied the concept of Resting Bitch Face using FaceReader, the facial expression analysis software from Noldus. Do you have Resting Bitch Face or are you just unhappy to see me? 'RBF' continues to make headlines today!
Noldus congratulates In2Care and their partners with the funding of $ 10.2-million for their study! The team receives this five-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to investigate a new method for preventing the transmission of malaria. The method involves limiting mosquito access to houses by screening windows and installing “eave tubes” that contain a unique type of insecticide-laced netting.
The NRGY application is one of the first apps in the world that is capable of measuring your personal energy level. How? Within one and a halve minute, it measures your physical, mental, and emotional energy. ONVZ Zorgverzekeraar explains that this is the first time that FaceReader technology is available for consumers. Download the NRGY-app and experience it for yourself!

BLOG

Let children design their own playground

The impact of playing outside on the social, motor and emotional development of children and their learning ability is immense. Therefore, it is of interest to researchers to answer the question: what makes the best playground, according to children?

Emotion analysis can be beneficial to researchers in decision making

The recent interest in emotional responses as correlates of decision making in economics have sparked a series of papers that have used FaceReader (in connection with z-Tree). An increased interest in such studies has led David Schindler and colleagues to develop a software, µCap (muCap), which is capable of creating a link between video footage and phases of the experiment, suitable for automated analysis in FaceReader.

Serotonin and social skills: how adult mice differ from juveniles

Social behavior is partly mediated through the serotonin receptor 5-HT2CR. In this current article, Séjourné and colleagues for the first time investigated the role of 5-HT2CR in the development of social behavior.

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RELEASES

Viso

With Viso you can easily create high quality video and audio recordings in multiple rooms at once, all from a single central control PC, with up to four IP cameras (Pan-Tilt-Zoom or stationary) in each room. In the latest release, you can now use a web interface to start and stop recording. How? Simply connect to the Viso network via wifi and control stop/start of the recordings via a smartphone or tablet. For security reasons, recordings can only be accessed by users who are logged in.

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EVENTS

Quirks Marketing Event 2016

Your body language may be giving away more than you think. Visit us at Booth 713 for a live demo of our FaceReader™ facial expression recognition software.

Measuring Behavior 2016 - submit your paper or abstract before 7 February

The Scientific Program Committee invites you to submit your paper or abstracts! Measuring Behavior 2016 is organized by Dublin City University and will be held in Dublin, Ireland on May 25-27, 2016.

Dutch Telemetry Day (Telemetriedag) 2016

Dutch and Flemish researchers are invitted to Dutch Telemetry Day  2016 in Wageningen on March 17.  More details available (in Dutch)

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Throwing Shade: The Science of Resting 'B*tch' Face

Why are some faces seen as truly expressionless, but others are inexplicably off-putting? What, exactly, makes us register a seemingly neutral expression as RBF? Two of our behavioral research consultants recently decided to investigate the phenotype of RBF with FaceReader!

Subscribe to the Noldus Newsline

The Noldus Newsline is our email newsletter which is published once every three months. It contains news and backgrounds on behavioral research, with links to the full articles on our website.

Boeing AH-64 D/E Apache simulator systems integration

For the second time, Boeing and Noldus have partnered to work on the integration, testing, and validation of a simulator system in order to test effects of new and innovative Boeing developments on workload and impact on pilot behavior. During this project, the Noldus solution was integrated with the high-fidelity Apache AH D/E simulator system at Boeing.

Insights into consumer choice behavior

Noldus delivers detailed insights into consumer choice behavior. By leveraging our experienced consultants, Noldus presents our partners with powerful means to understanding the journey through the “Moments of Truth”: the key points where customers make the decision of what to purchase.

Simulation in healthcare

A simulated operating room provides a secure environment for training and evaluation: new protocols or high-tech tools can be tested, different scenarios can be simulated, and group dynamics can be studied in great detail.

Morris water maze

A popular test for spatial learning and memory is the Morris water maze. Noldus offers you the perfect tools for this test.