Noldus Information Technology develops innovative solutions for behavioral research on humans and animals. These can vary from industry standard software packages and lab equipment to fully integrated observation labs including training and support. With almost 25 years of experience we translate your questions into practical and proven solutions and services. By executing consulting projects such as recording videos, coding behaviors, and performing data analysis, Noldus’ consultants add value to your research project.
Latest Release

Observe-behaviorThe Observer XT 12
With this latest release, you can set a loop in the video to accurately code an episode. If you use The Observer XT to transcribe conversations, you will be pleased to learn that text can now be visualized in the time-event plot. Furthermore, in version 12 it has become easy to create a demonstration video by visually selecting episodes. And there is more! The Observer XT 12 now includes statistics for non-normally distributed data, which behavioral data often are.

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Behavioral Research Blog

medical encounterHealthcare communication - dealing with emotions

Milou Sep and colleagues explain how behavioral research techniques can help us understand and improve doctor-patient interaction. According to Sep and colleagues, a doctor can influence the information recall by using affective communication. When reassuring the patient and focusing on continued support, the doctor can help decrease evoked physiological arousal. Decreased physiological arousal then improves the level of information recall.
In the Spotlight
Eye trackers add substantial power to your lab set up. They produce gaze video and large quantities of rich data, all related to attention and emotion. Take advantage of our experience and knowledge: as we often integrate eye trackers into lab set-ups, we can help you find the eye tracker that works best for you.

Noldus InnovationWorks
Noldus InnovationWorks is the research and innovation laboratory of Noldus Information Technology. It serves as an incubator where novel technologies, concepts and product prototypes are researched, developed, field-tested and commercialized.

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.