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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Learn about people by observing them

An observation or usability lab allows researchers to observe test participants unobtrusively, in an environment similar to test participant’s natural surroundings.
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Video-recording children with ASD in-home

Anne Kirby and colleagues studied sensory and repetitive behaviors among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 32 children with ASD participated.
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Become and stay aware about children with autism

Autism is a developmental disability that remains with a person for his or her whole life. The World Autism Awareness Day tries to bring awareness to this growing health concern.
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Let children design their own playground

The impact of playing outside on the social, motor and emotional development of children and their learning ability is immense. What makes the best playground, according to children?
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What, Why and How to learn in a museum

Although children can learn a great deal on their own, conversations with parents have a big influence on the content, recall and transfer of what they learn.
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Mealtime difficulties can lead to bad nutrition in nursing homes

People with dementia often experience life from moment-to-moment, which leads researchers to argue that they benefit from a person-centered approach.
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Positive Behavior Support: Good behavior can be learned

With the observed increase in pediatric obesity in recent years, a child’s family, particularly his parents, may influence eating behavior, diet, and physical activity through their parenting and food choices.