Police horses
The personality of police horses influences how well they do in their ‘job’. That’s why personality tests are important for both animal and human welfare and safety.
Learning from direct experiences
Although children can learn a great deal on their own, conversations with parents have a big influence on the content, recall and transfer of what they learn.
People with dementia often experience life from moment-to-moment, which leads researchers to argue that they benefit from a person-centered approach.
Encourage to eat healthy food
With the observed increase in pediatric obesity in recent years, a child’s family, particularly his parents, may influence eating behavior, diet, and physical activity through their parenting and food choices.
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.
Aggresive behavior in mice
Aggressive behavior is adaptive for most species. But how is this aggressive behavior mediated in the brain? A recent study indicates that the hippocampus is a crucial neural component in mediating social recognition.
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.
What do calves choose to eat
Guest blogger Laura Webb wrote about her research on dietary preferences in calves.
Bonobos (Pan paniscus)
In Planckendael Wild Animal Park (Belgium), researchers have been observing a group of bonobos and have found that the differences between chimpanzees and bonobos are not always as black and white as generally believed.