MB2020
This coming May, the 12th edition of the Measuring Behavior conference will take place. What makes Measuring Behavior special?
mother and teenage daughter having a conflict
It is common for conflicts to arise between adolescents and their parents. However, severe conflicts can have negative effects on adolescent development. What can parents do to prevent escalating conflicts?
Infant playing at home
Object exploration is part of infants’ early development. How do infants with Down syndrome explore the world around them? And how is exploratory behavior related to their general development?
Cognitive neuroscience emotions
In my previous blog post, I shared some of the basics of cognitive neuroscience. In this blog post, we will zoom into a more specific part of cognitive neuroscience: emotions.
Ship's bridge and object detection
Humans are incredibly good at recognizing patterns. Now computers can do it as well, and that can be useful.
What are the consequences of diabetes?
Silymarin is a substance that works as an antioxidant, is anti-inflammatory and increases BDNF levels. When diabetes caused anxiety, and decreases learning and memory capabilities, silymarin might help.
Evaluating food induced emotions with facial expression analysis
Is there a relationship between food choice and a person’s mood? Bartkiene et al. examined the factors that influence our food choice, using facial expression analysis.
FaceReader analyses the results of the SUKIPANI smile
The SUKIPANI smile is an exercise to train the muscles you use while smiling. Dr. Sugahara explains the effect of the movements of the muscles and uses FaceReader to analyze the smiles.