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Resources on Psychology Research: Case Studies, Webinars and White Papers
At Noldus, we have dedicated ourselves to make the best tools to advance human behavioral research for over 30 years and love to share our knowledge with you!
How do people with antisocial and psychopathic traits process emotions?
Understanding more about emotion processing in people with antisocial personality disorder and psychopathic traits can improve interventions. The team of researcher Kyranides studied how facial mimicry can help.
UX Research Tools for analyzing and visualizing your user research
Planning and conducting user experience tests can be time-consuming. With these UX research tools you can take your user research to a higher level and save valuable time!
Facts about FaceReader and automated facial expression analysis
There have been many statements about using automated facial expression analysis to assess emotions. Let’s take a look at what is actually possible and impossible to do with FaceReader, through a game of true and false.
The power of multimodal research in human behavior studies
By implementing multimodal research, scientists are hoping to gain a more complete and nuanced understanding of human behavior than is possible through the examination of any single modality.
How to study human behavior
Many people are fascinated by human behavior. Why do we act the way we do? How is our behavior influenced, or measured? And why is behavioral change so difficult?
How do people with Parkinson's disease express emotions?
A mask-like facial expression is an early symptom of Parkinson's disease. How can we understand the relation between changed facial expressions and disease severity? Researcher Yang and their team used FaceReader to find out.
Understanding infants’ social and moral development
At the Centre of Infant Cognition at UBC in Vancouver, researchers conduct independent studies as well as participate in ManyBabies projects to further understand the development of moral and social behaviors of infants.
How to make communication easier for children with severe motor impairments
A decrease in the ability to make contact with others leads to limitations in communication. A Swedish research team investigated whether eye tracking assisted therapy could help children with motor impairments communicate.
UX & Usability Conferences in 2023 (+5 reasons to attend a UX conference)
Conferences and events are a great way to get updated on the latest trends in your field, meet peers, or present your work. Discover some of the best usability and UX conferences in 2023 to attend.
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Understanding mouse social interaction using objective measures
Measuring social interaction is an important, but due to technical limitations, often overlooked part of behavioral research. Live mouse tracker was designed to alleviate this problem.
Are fish empathic?
Ever wondered if fish can be empathetic towards each other? Find out in this blog how oxytocin plays a role in fish behavior!
Noldus top tips! Our latest must-read animal blogs
Dive into our latest collection of top behavioral research blogs! Discover fascinating studies and learn how Noldus tools can advance your research.
Early-life stress and the onset of depression later in life
I had a chat with my old department at the University of Groningen to see what they are currently working on. Read more about their reseach into early life stress!
The challenges of measuring epilepsy in rodents
EEG on freely moving rats? It's possible in the PhenoTyper. This was necessary to measure if delivering drugs directly to the brain could help epilepsy patients.
Using zebrafish as an early warning system of neurotoxic substances
How can we use a zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryo model to detect possible neurotoxic chemical mixtures that are difficult to detect with normal chemical analyses?
A plant-based treatment for Alzheimer's disease?
Researchers are constantly looking for new ways to treat Alzheimer's disease. Can Dioscin, a plant-based steroid, decrease the symptoms in mice?
In utero alcohol exposure, the effects on brain and behavior
About 10% of women worldwide drink during their pregnancy. This could cause the fetus to suffer from fetal alcohol syndrome, which can lead altered tissue structures in the brain to motor deficits.
Air pollution and brain development, mouse behavior gives insight
Air pollution can have major detrimental effects on health. But, what happens to brain development if a mouse is only exposed in early life. Researchers from the University of Washington studied just that.
What is the connection between depression and rheumatoid arthritis?
Is depression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis caused only by the pain, or is something else also going on?