How are scholars studying learning in infancy? How do they study parental influence?
Patterns in behavior are everywhere around us. Think about the sequence of behavior when you do the laundry, get ready in the morning, play a game of soccer, or drive your car to work.
Researchers increasingly study what goes on behind closed doors. Thirty mock-jury deliberations were filmed and behaviors were then coded using The Observer software.
More than 32,000 people attended this year’s Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington D.C. With this many people it is no surprise the range of topics is as vast as you can wrap your brain around.
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.
Stem cell research is a promising area of research for spinal cord injury. With 1,25 million individuals suffering from chronic spinal cord injury in the US alone, new treatment approaches are necessary.
The coding scheme or ethogram determines what data you collect and is, thus, an essential part of your behavioral study.