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 assess medical team effectiveness

Healthcare professionals working in an operating or emergency room, frequently deal with unpredictable situations in which they need to stay focused and think clearly. How do they manage that?
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How do children interact with their older autistic siblings?

In celebration of World Autism Awareness Day, this blog post focuses on the social interactions between children and their older autistic siblings.
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A closer look at eye contact

Infant siblings of children with or without ASD participated in a study to determine whether gaze behavior showed during a test with an unfamiliar examiner could predict gaze behavior in a more naturalistic context.
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5 blog posts about brain research

During the annual Brain Awareness Week, international attention focuses on the brain to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.
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PCIT: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

What is Parent-Child Interaction Therapy? It helps improve family dynamics by working to reduce negative behavior and interactions, and to practice new behaviors and ways of communicating that are more encouraging.
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5 reasons to attend IMSH, a.k.a. the medsim conference

Take your chance to explore the latest innovations and best practices in healthcare simulation at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) in San Antonio, USA!
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What is simulation training?

Simulation training provides learners with an opportunity to test out different scenarios to see what works and to understand how they arrived at the right and wrong answers.
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Analyzing the mealtime behaviors of children with autism

Disrupted mealtimes and feeding challenges may risk the development of family stability, as well as the social skills and well-being of a child. Which strategy should families incorporate to support meal time engagement?
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Observing and coding the behavior of siblings

Would it help if your brother or sister is sitting by your side when you're in pain? Would that ease the pain, or provide some distraction?
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Observing and analyzing repetitive movements in infants to detect autism

To examine if a specific repertoire of repetitive movements was present in children with autism, researchers used home videos to code the behaviors of the infants.