Andrew Spink

Andrew Spink

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.

internet-of-things

The Internet of Things, LoRa, 5G, and measuring behavior

New techniques for connecting sensors will provide opportunities for researchers measuring behavior.
comorbidity

Researching comorbidity in patients with autism spectrum disorder

Patients with autistic spectrum disorder also tend to have other disorders like epilepsy. Why is that and how can understanding that help us understand autism?
mb2020

6 reasons to go to the Measuring Behavior conference

Not sure if you want to go to MB2021? Read on...
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Machine learning and object detection

Humans are incredibly good at recognizing patterns. Now computers can do it as well, and that can be useful.
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Measuring the user experience of tube feeding

Tube feeding has had a fascinating history, but there is still scope for innovation. Noldus will develop a system to measure its users' experience in the FoodFriend project.
lifestart

LIFESTART project

The importance of good nutrition for human babies is well known. But what about young animals?
food-and-cognition-project

Food and Cognition project

The Food and Cognition project will form a cluster of partners in the East of the Netherlands, who will exchange knowledge on the topics of eating behavior, targeted nutrition and enabling technologies.
hemineglect

Hemineglect - and how to study recovery from it

Hemineglect is a condition caused by strokes or brain damage in which part of the sensory inputs to the brain are ignored and it is as if that part of the world which is sensed doesn't even exist.
chickenstress-project

ChickenStress project

The abolition of battery farming has improved chicken welfare, but there are still problems like feather pecking. In the ChickenStress project, we will try to understand better how to reduce stress and improve welfare.
how-study-communication-young-children

How to study communication in young children

If you are born profoundly deaf, it is very likely that modern technology in the form of cochlear implants can improve your hearing.