Steffen van Heijningen

Steffen van Heijningen

As a trained behavioral neuroscientist, I share my expertise with Noldus and in this way contribute to the scientific community. I write blogs, white papers and give talks during webinars. I live on the beautiful island of Curaçao, my home town, where I enjoy my free time on the water with my familiy and friends.

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Agricultural pesticides and Parkinson's Disease: current screening procedures

Parkinson's disease, what are its symptoms? What role do environmental toxins play in its development? And why should we be critical on current toxin research methods?
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The Noldus SfN 2023 recap

A quick recap of our SfN 2023. What were some common trends? And what did our trusted customer base most commonly ask for? Find out this and more in this blog!
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Round Robin design: a pragmatic approach to dyadic interaction research

In the exploration of dyadic interactions within psychology research, the Round Robin design emerges as a practical and essential piece of methodology.
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What can you expect from Noldus at SfN 2023?

Whether you are or aren't going to Neuroscience 2023, we would love to give you a sneak preview of our latest innovations!
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8 reasons why EthoVision XT is the superior video tracking software

Discover the unparalleled efficiency and user-friendliness of EthoVision XT, the superior video tracking platform in behavioral research, offering advanced features and worldwide recognition.
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Calcium imaging and measuring behavior

What is calcium imaging, and how can you this technique to get a better understanding of complex rodent behavior? Read more about the basic principles and benefits of calcium imaging
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Noldus top tips! Our latest must-read animal blogs

Dive into our latest collection of top behavioral research blogs! Discover fascinating studies and learn how Noldus tools can advance your research.
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Early-life stress and the onset of depression later in life

I had a chat with my old department at the University of Groningen to see what they are currently working on. Read more about their reseach into early life stress!
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Using zebrafish as an early warning system of neurotoxic substances

How can we use a zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryo model to detect possible neurotoxic chemical mixtures that are difficult to detect with normal chemical analyses?
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Measuring behavior of coral larvae in response to antifouling coatings

What effect do ship hull coatings have on coral viability and restoration? And how can non-toxic alternatives effect mobility behavior in coral larvae?