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.
In daily practice, it can be difficult to establish a long-term change in behavior. Most of the time, people are not aware of their behavior.
How research on Autism Spectrum Disorders is developing
Recent scientific research provides more and more understanding of behavioral challenges children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) face.
Shrew
Nausea is a prominent factor influencing the quality of life for patients undergoing chemotherapy. That is why it is useful to study the nauseating side effects of therapies or the anti-nauseating potential of drugs.
Simulating events adds to our understanding of human behavior.
Clinical interviews – analyzing verbal and non-verbal behavior
In general, researchers choose the methods and techniques that best suit their research objectives. That’s no different when researching doctor-patient communication or any other clinical interview setting.
Why behavioral data collection works
How are scholars studying learning in infancy? How do they study parental influence?
Observing behavior - Jury deliberations
Researchers increasingly study what goes on behind closed doors. Thirty mock-jury deliberations were filmed and behaviors were then coded using The Observer software.
Systematic behavioral observation – two coding scales
Structured observations are one of the many ways to gather data. Observing behavior rather than asking questions about it can provide you with a multitude of valuable information.
The coding scheme or ethogram determines what data you collect and is, thus, an essential part of your behavioral study.
Automatic emotion detection provides valuable insight into human-machine interaction measuring the users’ direct response and is therefore often used in this type of research.