Best reads of 2015

Best reads of 2015

Thursday, 31 December, 2015

It’s that time of year again. We’re nearing the end of 2015 and with only hours to go before kicking off a brand new year, we wanted to look back one more time. These are the best read blog posts on the Behavioral Research Blog in 2015!

Best reads in 2015

This year we wrote 66 blog posts on behavioral research, right here on the Behavioral Research Blog. From universal emotions and tips to optimize your facial expression analyses to how to let rats run perfectly and live-blogging from the biggest Neuroscience meeting of the year, we did our best to bring you the latest and best updates from all ranges of behavioral research every week.

While all posts were enthusiastically read by you, there were 10 articles that made you really excited. These are the 10 best reads of 2015:

Human behavior research

  1. Throwing Shade: The Science of Resting 'B*tch' Face
  2. Does the sex of a simulated patient affect CPR?
  3. Movement analysis in volleyball
  4. Behavioral Techniques to Empower Consumers: Resisting Persuasion by Controlling Your Facial Expressions
  5. The man in the maze: A behavioral science journey into consumer studies  

Animal behavior research

  1. How autistic fruit flies behave
  2. Motivation and eating: deep brain imaging in freely moving mice
  3. How males and females are different: can this explain autism?
  4. Which head and neck positions are stressful for your horse during lunging?
  5. 10 Innovative behavioral studies on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s  

There you have it, the best read blog posts written this year. Now it’s time to say goodbye to 2015 and look ahead. We are definitely looking forward to bringing you more news and research updates in 2016. Happy New Year from the Behavioral Research Blog blogging team!

What was your blog post of choice this year?