Robot-assisted surgery
Dr. Ahmad and his team analyzed surgical team movements during robot-assisted surgery to understand and categorize causes for interruptions.
Best Reads tablet
As we're nearing the end of 2016 it's time to look back one more time. These 10 blog posts that we wrote during the past year are the best read blog posts on the Behavioral Research Blog in 2016!
Inject a component of a bacteria
Our research group is investigating the relationships between the immune system and the brain in humans.
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.
In home study
Anne Kirby and colleagues studied sensory and repetitive behaviors among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 32 children with ASD participated.
Implementing Tailored Activity Programs
Tailored Activity Programs (TAP) have been shown to have significantly reduce behavioral occurrences in dementia patients and improve engagement and positive behaviors.
Introducing students to The Observer XT
Prof. Dr. Stefanski and Dr. Flauger explain why it is important to introduce students to professional software tools at an early stage.
Observe eating behavior
Edelson and her colleagues from the Nestlé Research Center in Sweden studied parent-child interactions during meal time using in-home studies.
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'?
Understanding adolescent emotions
How are adolescents’ emotions socialized by mothers and close friends? A recent study focuses on dealing with depression in adolescence.