How to study human behavior
Many people are fascinated by human behavior. Why do we act the way we do? How is our behavior influenced, or measured? And why is behavioral change so difficult?
Psychology conferences in 2023
Conferences are a great way to combine work, knowledge, and social interaction with your peers. Like previous years we’ve put together a list of international psychology conferences in 2023 to help you out!
Understanding behavioral psychology with The Observer XT
What causes you to procrastinate, eat junk food, or form a habit? Questions like this, about the connection between our minds and our behavior, are studied in behavioral psychology.
The importance of measuring infant behavior for early diagnosis of autism
Most efforts to detect autism before the age of two rely on parental reports rather than infant behavior.
The importance of a multi-method approach in infant behavior research
The study of infant behavior provides incredible insight into the field of psychology, developmental biology, neuroscience, and other social and life sciences.
Better together or happier apart? The effects of housing on stress in mice
Does housing mice on their own affect animal welfare and reduce experimental validity? How was EthoVision XT video tracking software used to automate this investigation?
Determining the best housing strategy for mice
When using animal models for scientific research, their welfare should be a priority. Here, we're looking at the effects of different housing strategies for mice, and how PhenoTyper provides researchers with insight.
Quantifying locomotion in rats using CatWalk XT
Gait analysis is a powerful tool in evaluating behavioral and physiological changes in clinical and pre-clinical rodent models.
Using CatWalk XT to analyze variations in gait performance in adolescent mice
Rodents are the most common model organisms in biomedical research. Automated gait analysis provides a precise and objective means of analyzing behavioral and physiological changes in rodent models.
Examples of Animal Behavior Research
Researchers in ethology are interested in understanding all aspects of animal behavior. We have highlighted some great examples of Animal Behavior Research on our Behavioral Research Blog.