Jacqueline Martinali

Jacqueline Martinali

As one of the Marketing Communication Specialists, my focus is on behavioral research in the fields of (developmental) psychology and healthcare. My working days are filled with writing website content and blog posts, performing online marketing campaigns, and writing user stories.

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How to conduct research with human participants during COVID-19

Are you going to pick up research with human participants again? Here are some useful tips to ensure safety and hygiene in a corona-proof lab.
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Simulation-based training in times of crisis

Simulation can be a useful tool in the development of new standard operating procedures and policies needed to respond to crises like COVID-19.
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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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Improve the interaction between parent and child with autism

Children with ASD are three times as likely to exhibit disruptive behavior as their typically developing peers. Can PCIT help coping with behaviors such as defiance, stubbornness, and temper tantrums?
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The role of emotional expressions after face transplant

“Would undergoing a face transplant have any value to it if somebody across the room couldn’t tell you were happy by just looking at you?”
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A coding scheme to capture interactive behaviors during triadic consultations

The research team of Yuan developed and refined a coding scheme which can serve as a tool to identify specific triadic communicative strategies that are effective in improving children’s engagement and reducing distress.
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The role of parent-child interaction on child development

When children face cognitive and motor delays, they are often unable to reach developmental milestones at the expected times. Does this influence the interactive behaviors of parents and children?
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How to debrief a training session

What is debriefing, what to expect of debriefing, how to debrief a training session, and why is using a video feedback tool helpful?
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Consumers' food choices and emotions

Is there a relationship between food choice and a person’s mood? Bartkiene et al. examined the factors that influence our food choice, using facial expression analysis.
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SUKIPANI: The magic word for making a smile

The SUKIPANI smile is an exercise to train the muscles you use while smiling. Dr. Sugahara explains the effect of the movements of the muscles and uses FaceReader to analyze the smiles.