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5 tips on how to measure facial expressions

It may sound very simple, but recording video and playing it back enables more detailed analysis of facial expressions. 5 useful tips on how to measure facial expressions!
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How horse riding and gardening improve quality of life for people with dementia

Quality of life is an important aspect of dementia care. Horse riding and gardening may provide positive emotional experiences and even enhance daily functioning.
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Must-see TED Talks on emotions

Emotions are fundamental in understanding human behavior. Do you want to get a better understanding of emotions? We’ve put together a list of must-see TED Talks on emotions.
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Behind the scenes at MARIN: research into human decision making

One of the world's leading maritime research institutes: MARIN, took us on a tour in their ship bridge simulator. A great customer success story that highlights the importance of human factor research.
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5 examples of infant studies

Researchers perform infant studies to properly monitor and understand all kinds of development factors. In this blog post, five examples of infant studies are highlighted.
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How does communication with strangers develop?

Various factors contribute to shaping social-emotional developmental trajectories, such as familiarity of the interaction partner, the child’s age, but also individual predispositions, such as temperament.
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Why you should use FaceReader Online for your human behavior research

Facial expression analysis can help to get objective insights into the emotions of humans. A great tool to use for this is FaceReader Online.
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10 reasons why AV tool Viso is beneficial for video feedback [INFOGRAPHIC]

Receiving real and honest feedback can be considered as a main source of learning. It will help evaluate your own learning process and identify gaps, which results in better achievements.
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The relevance of emotions on the evaluation of a transactional website

A UX test is a method of evaluating a product or service by having users test it. Researchers studied how emotions influence opinions about a website by conducting UX tests.
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Research Examples of Developmental Psychology

When you are studying developmental psychology, you’re studying how people grow and develop, all the way from childbirth to the end of their lifespan. What are examples of developmental psychology?
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True or false? 10 statements about gait research in rodents

There are many ‘facts’ going around about rodent gait research tests and systems. How well they work, drawbacks, what they can and cannot measure. In this article, we get some of the facts straight.
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The circle is complete: Mites, trichomes, walking speed and EthoVision XT

In my previous life as Entomologist, I was a pioneer in video tracking with extremely small creatures. I worked with mites, which are about 0.5 mm in size. In fact, I was an overall pioneer in video tracking.
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Guest blog: Having a look at operant behavior

Scientists from Idorsia Pharmaceuticals in Switzerland provide an expert view on operant behavior, and how we can improve our understanding of this complex behavior with the help of video tracking.
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Summer reads: Gender differences in rodent research

Most of us are enjoying our summer break, or are about to, soon. We have rounded up some summer reads about love, heartbreak, alcohol, and drugs… for those of us that might have a hard time taking a break from science.
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Behavioral neuroscience in the circular economy: the contribution of Zebrafish

What do Zebrafish and sewage sludge have in common? In this blog their use as a screening tool is highlighted to asses the ecotoxicity in soil.
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Part 2: How researchers use the Morris water maze to find treatments for AD

In this second part of a two-part mini series, we highlight two more studies on potential Alzheimer’s disease treatments that are investigated using a Morris water maze.
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Should you buy EthoVision XT? Reviews from our customers

Are you wondering if EthoVision XT might be the right tool for your study? In this blog we sum up some of our favorite and honest customer reviews about EthoVision XT.
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How researchers use the Morris water maze to find treatments for Alzheimer's

In this first part of a two-part mini series, we highlight how potential Alzheimer’s disease treatments are being investigated using a Morris water maze.
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Everything you need to know about EthoVision XT

Over the last 25 years EthoVision XT has evolved from a video tracking software into an advanced, but user friendly, software platform. In this blogpost we tell you everything you need to know about EthoVision XT!
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WHY use a Y-maze? Automating learning and memory tests in rodents

Y-maze testing is exactly what you would think: a maze with three arms that maze rodents have to navigate on their way to food, shelter, or another reward. It is often used to test spatial learning, but why?