Andrew is the program chair of the Measuring Behavior conference series and as such has built up considerable expertise in a wide variety of aspects related to methodology in the behavioral sciences. His own research was in ecology, but he has worked in various functions at Noldus since 1999, currently writing grant applications together with partners for collaborative research projects in which Noldus can further develop its innovative solutions.
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!
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.
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?
Zebrafish behaviors shows true effect of chemicals on aquatic animals
Modern industrial processes, agricultural practices and domestic waste result in all sorts of chemicals getting into our waters. CPC is widely used. How does it affect the fish?
New method for early detection of Alzheimer's disease
The color x-maze can be used to pick up symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in AD-mice months before traditional cognitive tests.
5 Tips for writing better Horizon Europe grant proposals
Noldus has been a partner in many research projects, which means that we have a lot of experience writing grants. Read our tips for writing better grant proposals, based on our own practical experience.
6 reasons to go to the Measuring Behavior conference
Not sure if you want to go to MB2022? Read on...
Five studies showing the power of multi-modal data in behavioral research
The advantages of using multimodal data over a single modality are that it reveals deeper insights and also if one modality fails there can be enough redundancy in the data to still make sense of it.
Anxiety and Autism
The EU-AIMS and AIMS-2-TRIALS projects have carried out some interesting studies teasing out the causes of anxiety in children with autism.
Nearly impossible to video track: small shrimp
Gammarus shrimps are exceptionally difficult to track, but Noldus solved the puzzle, resulting in interesting insights into its ecology.