How the ability to manage emotions shapes perception of risk
Can our ability to recognize and control our emotions determine how dangerous we perceive certain hazards to be and whether or not we think we are at risk?
How to analyze different characteristics of olfaction in rodents
Correct analysis of olfaction is crucial for an accurate interpretation of mouse social behavior. Today's guest article describes how to analyze different characteristics with the olfactory habituation/dishabituation test.
How music affects children’s development
Researchers dove deeper into building an understanding of the relationship between music and emotions and how music affects children’s development.
Radial Arm Maze: The Basics
The radial arm maze is an apparatus consisting of a circular center compartment from which 8 equally spaced «arms» extend. Researchers use it to measure two forms of memory known as “reference memory” and “working memory.”
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.
The influence of ad-evoked emotions on brand attitudes
Can brand authenticity generate positive emotions among consumers and turn into a positive brand attitude?
Why use Virtual Reality in Neurosciences?
Virtual Reality may become an easy way to calibrate or standardize complex tasks in immersive environments. How can researchers easily apply VR?
Entrepreneurs’ facial expressions & emotional contagion during investor pitches
What is the influence of emotions in a decision-making process? Dinkla and Liebregts wondered if displaying joy and emotional mimicry play a role during pitches.
Furthering behavioral studies for understanding microbiota-brain insights
How and to what extend do microbes in the gut affect the brain and behavior? Discover how they do this kind of research at UCLA.
Investigating facial expressions in autism and borderline personality disorder
Within two specific populations researchers investigated the role of facial expressions on social interactions.