Mother-child interaction during play
Infant siblings of children with or without ASD participated in a study to determine whether gaze behavior showed during a test with an unfamiliar examiner could predict gaze behavior in a more naturalistic context.
Crime scene investigators in action
In the near future, we will be able to feel, smell, hear, taste, and observe all the evidence that was present at a crime scene in virtual reality.
Group of mice
Will there ever be a cure for alcoholism? Well, some laboratory studies show that certain drugs might stop the cravings. But they might also cause serious side-effects such as aggressive behavior.
With so many meetings, in so many fields of behavioral research, what makes Measuring Behavior stand out?
Child petting a dog
When finding the right dog for yourself, you probably won’t choose an aggressive one, will you? You don’t want it to attack your friends, kids, or other dogs. You could try using a temperament test, but how reliable are they?
Doctor-patient interaction during medical consultations
Trust is a fragile thing: hard to build, easy to break. It has fascinated scientists from many different disciplines for ages.
Did you know that tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) rub their fur vigorously with substances such as leaves, fruit, or insects? Such substances are often insecticidal, antiseptic, or anti-inflammatory.
In Rhesus monkeys the optimal sexual strategy is different for Alpha males, other males and females. Alpha males want females to mate exclusively with them, whereas other males and females benefit from promiscuity.