CFI Exceptional Opportunities Fund – COVID-19
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has issued an Exceptional Opportunities Fund (EOF) in the fight against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, known as COVID-19.
Homology and analogy in behavioral neuroscience
The point of this blog is to encourage you, as researchers, to ‘double think’, which is to say think like a scientist and think like an animal.
Noldus Grant Assistance Program launched in North America
Grant funding is the lifeblood of academic research. Is successful funding the best path to securing future funding?
Working from home strategies
In the midst of an unprecedented global pandemic, many people find themselves in a particularly novel situation in the coming days and weeks: working from home.
Saying Ouch Without Saying It: Measuring Painful Faces
What happens when we’re in pain, real physical pain, but we cannot tell someone where or how badly it hurts? We can look at the facial expression!
For Pete’s Sake: Measuring Frustration
Within the field of human factors and usability, frustration poses an interesting challenge. It can be a barrier for learning. So how can we measure frustration in order to minimize it?
Smile like you mean it
Of all human expressions, a smile is the most universal. But can you tell which smile is real and which is false?
The man in the maze: A behavioral science journey into consumer studies
As a researcher, one of my biggest thrills was being able to predict how someone was going to behave, especially without asking him or her.
Making sense of the senses: The real cost of paying attention
We live in a demanding world: the snort of an email, the squeal of a text, fare alerts, breaking news, SQUIRREL! What was I saying? Oh yes, we live in a distracted world.
What does the Moment of Truth mean to your business?
We’ve all been there: close to the freeway on-ramp were several choices of the usual variety. I quickly made my decision, rolled through the drive thru, picked an item from the pictures provided, and hit the freeway again.