Observing children in a classroom
Children with autism can have trouble dealing with external distractions. Researcher Shireen Kanakri conducted a study to observe the impact of the acoustic environment on restrictive and repetitive behaviors.
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.
Why use video feedback in education
By using video and audio recordings in education, students and educators can receive, and benefit from, direct feedback.
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.
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.
Rett syndrome
In the study about Rett syndrome discussed in this blog post, the researchers indicated that normal cooing and babbling were absent in the first two years of life.
Cats can be extremely picky when it comes to food. If the cat doesn’t like it, it will refuse to eat. Reason enough for the pet food industry to try to find out what cats really like.
Midwife patient
Clinical encounters, behavioral protocols, and doctor-patient interactions can be evaluated by the use of video feedback.
Romantic couple
In a romantic relationship, it is undoubtedly important to show support when one’s partner shares his or her accomplishments and positive life events.
Child mathematics
In a recent study, Dr. Joanne Lee and colleagues from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada, investigated early mathematics learning during the first 3 years of life.