ECP 2017 in Amsterdam
I am attending the European Congress of Psychology and will let you know what the latest trends are. What the atmosphere is like. And, if there are any technical challenges that attract my attention.
Four ways to study visitor behavior
Museums, zoos, theme parks, and aquariums all observe the behavior of their visitors in order to find the best ways to entertain and educate.
Exploring psychophysiological research methods
More and more, scientists across a wide spectrum of research backgrounds are recognizing the relevance of psychophysiological methods.
Controlled conditions and accurate data recording are key in scientific success and a stationary lab provides these controlled conditions while allowing scientists to observe test participants unobtrusively.
Why classroom observation matters
Classroom behavior is often difficult to follow as researchers simply don’t have enough eyes and ears to catch everything that happens.
Code video observations
For those who aren’t familiar with Elmo, let’s meet him! Elmo is a Muppet character on the children’s television show Sesame Street.
Three ways how to measure consumer behavior
Measure eating behaviors and consumers likes and dislikes
2 Examples of eye tracking lab set-ups
Wouldn’t every researcher want to automate certain measurements and save valuable time? In the 1800s, the study of eye movements for instance was done by means of direct observations!
Behavioral data collection
A few years ago it might have seemed quite futuristic, but nowadays researchers are more and more developing and building living labs and smart homes.
Analyze facial expressions to find emotions
The human face provides a number of signals essential for inter-personal communication. It is one of our most direct means of communication and allows us to recognize someone’s affective state and intentions.
Observe infant behavior
In infancy you can observe an explosive growth. A lot of researchers focus on this age group and observe parent-infant dyads to get more insight in specific behaviors.