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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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.
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How to deal with noncompliant toddlers

We’ve all been there: getting a toddler to do what you want is a real challenge. What should you do in this situation? Researcher Larzelere and his team studied how behavioral modeling and collaborating can help.
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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!
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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.
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The New Jersey Families Study: unlocking the black box

Families are children's first teachers and home is their first school. Often we wonder or guess how such teaching is going. The NJFS, performed by the University of Princeton, offers insights.