Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behavior. Many people are fascinated by human behavior. Why do we act the way we do, and how is our behavior influenced? By measuring behavior, you can discover and understand a lot about human life, and what drives humans. Dive into developmental psychology, parent-child interaction, mental disorders research, and emotion analysis.

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Using augmented toys to facilitate play in children with visual impairments

How can we help children with visual impairments in their development of play and social interactions? Drs. Suzanne Verver and her team examined the effects of sound-augmented toys on peer play.
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Understanding cognitive delays in infants with Down syndrome

Did you know that Down syndrome is one of the most common chromosomal diseases in people? Researcher Fidler and her colleagues aim to understand more about early cognitive development in people with Down syndrome.
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How maternal responses support child language development in adversity

Studies show that mothers’ responses to their children is crucial for their language development. How does this work for families facing adversity? Researchers Boulton, Levickis, and Eadle aimed to find out.
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Must-reads on psychology and behavioral coding

We've picked the best blog posts on psychology and behavioral coding from the Behavioral Research Blog. This curated summary lists some of our most useful and popular blog posts on psychology and behavioral coding.
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Examining parent-adolescent interactions during a career discussion

As an adolescent you have no idea what awaits you in working life, what you are capable of. Looking for answers to these questions is part of the vocational development, in which parents play a crucial role.
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Resources on Psychology Research: Case Studies, Webinars and White Papers

At Noldus, we have dedicated ourselves to make the best tools to advance human behavioral research for over 30 years and love to share our knowledge with you!
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Facts about FaceReader and automated facial expression analysis

There have been many statements about using automated facial expression analysis to assess emotions. Let’s take a look at what is actually possible and impossible to do with FaceReader, through a game of true and false.
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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?
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Understanding infants’ social and moral development

At the Centre of Infant Cognition at UBC in Vancouver, researchers conduct independent studies as well as participate in ManyBabies projects to further understand the development of moral and social behaviors of infants.
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How to make communication easier for children with severe motor impairments

A decrease in the ability to make contact with others leads to limitations in communication. A Swedish research team investigated whether eye tracking assisted therapy could help children with motor impairments communicate.