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.

lifestart

LIFESTART project

The importance of good nutrition for human babies is well known. But what about young animals?
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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.
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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.
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Interacting with autonomous cars

When I get in the train next week at the Düsseldorf airport, I know that there is something different about it in comparison to a normal train.
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Measuring the creative process

How can you come to better understand what is going on in the creative process? A living lab studying the work of a writer, painter, musician or other creative person might provide the answer.
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Standing cows

Does it matter how much time a cow spends standing up or lying down? Bert Tolkamp thought that it did matter, and he proved his point by winning an IgNobel prize for his work on this.
shopper-research

What are you doing in that shop?

The online shopping revolution is having a huge impact on retail shops. What new tools should the shop manager use to know how to respond?
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Conference about techniques and methods for measuring behavior

With so many meetings, in so many fields of behavioral research, what makes Measuring Behavior stand out?