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.
Information gap makes children guess
How do siblings describe the disorder of another sibling? By gaining more insight into this process, parents and counselors should be able to learn more about this information gap and the ways known to bridge it.
Why use video feedback in education
By using video and audio recordings in education, students and educators can receive, and benefit from, direct feedback.
Movement analysis in volleyball
Researchers from Aix-Marseille Université and the University of Groningen analyzed match plays to gain insight into the whole-body and arm movements.
Alcohol makes men smile
Detailed Action Unit analysis provided insight in how many times people smiled and if a single smile developed into a mutual smile.
Universal emotions part two
School at Sea challenges young people to work together and to inspire others. Let's look at a portion of Hannah @ Sea’s trip so far.
Does the sex of a simulated patient affect CPR?
When faced with either a male or female patient simulator, both men and women rescuers appeared reluctant to remove a female patient simulator’s clothing.
Behavior and emotions of older adults
Can TV footage motivate elderly to start being more active? Being active can improve the overall health of a person (65+ but of course also 65-!).
Want to know where the action is? Interested in getting real-time feedback about a conference, concert, or event hotspots? Read more about the Crowd Emotion Monitor app.
Measuring creativity at the GrunbergLab
In the GrunbergLab in Amsterdam, I read Arnon Grunberg’s upcoming release. Two researchers hooked me up: sensors on my left hand, rib, chest, and of course the famous head cap to measure my brain activity.
Why non-verbal behavior matters
Basil Preisig and his colleagues at the University of Bern, Switzerland, were especially interested in communicative development of people diagnosed with language disorders like aphasia.