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!
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.
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.
Which head and neck positions are stressful for your horse?
Being a horse owner and a Noldus employee is the perfect combination when it comes to keeping track of the scientific background for my horseback riding hobby.
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-!).
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.
Depression has a dramatic effect on quality of life because it results in a persistent low mood that is accompanied by a low self-esteem and a loss of interest in things that give pleasure.
Fearful chicken
Elske de Haas, Ph.D. studied the effects of fearfulness on the chickens' own behavior and physiology, but also what it did to other individuals.
The impact of health information technology on doctor-patient interaction
Embracing the technological advances of the last decade, many health care professionals have incorporated information technology into their daily routines.
Leaf sucking creatures like plant aphids are common and can cause considerable damage to plants. Therefore, quite a lot of effort is made to control these tiny creatures.