Conference at Dom Square, Utrecht
Please visit the ECDP 2017 at Dom Square, located in the very heart of the city Utrecht, and take the opportunity to network, meet old friends and colleagues, exchange knowledge, and to say hi to our representatives!
Coping with social anxiety
Researchers Colonnesi et al. investigated whether social anxiety in 4 year-olds is related to the level of Theory of Mind, and expressing shyness.
Skin-to-skin contact
Skin-to-skin contact is essential in developing a feeling of safety, and in creating the bond between parent and child, especially with premature babies. Buil et al. compared two different kangaroo positioning techniques.
Simulation in an operating room
By conducting training sessions, students in a simulation lab develop and maintain knowledge, skills, and competencies such as interviewing skills, working with certain equipment, and teamwork procedures.
Observing people
An observation or usability lab allows researchers to observe test participants unobtrusively, in an environment similar to test participant’s natural surroundings.
In home study
Anne Kirby and colleagues studied sensory and repetitive behaviors among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 32 children with ASD participated.
Measuring behavior
Terms such as big data, quantified self, digitized world, sensors, and lifelogging were buzzing through the Radisson Hotel in Dublin, where Measuring Behavior 2016 took place.
A female voice greets me by my name and tells me “You are data. And this data is continuously measured and used, whether you like it or not.”
RAAAF - The end of sitting. Photo by Jan Kempenaers.
If sitting is indeed as harmful as research indicates, shouldn't we look for a non-sitting working space, such as an environment like 'The End of Sitting'?
Mother-child interaction
Autism is a developmental disability that remains with a person for his or her whole life. The World Autism Awareness Day tries to bring awareness to this growing health concern.
Emotional reaction to a traumatic event
Researchers investigated the use of facial expression ratings to assess emotional reactivity among young children directly exposed to the Great East Japan Earthquake.