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?

How emotions are made

Emotions are created in the brain: Neuroscience research in the past decades has shown that our brain gives meaning to our experiences and sensations, through concepts such as emotions.

Understanding cognitive delays in infants with Down syndrome

Down syndrome is one of the most common chromosomal diseases in humans. Researcher Fidler and her colleagues argue that understanding early cognitive development is important in improving preventative care.

Food and Cognition project

The Food and Cognition project will form a cluster of partners in the East of the Netherlands, who will exchange knowledge on the topics of eating behavior, targeted nutrition and enabling technologies.

The ultimate list of Usability Lab software tools

For those of you interested in what we offer for usability studies, see how we can get you the analysis you need quickly, easily, and reliably with our UX tools. These are the Usability lab software tools you want to use!

Hemineglect - and how to study recovery from it

Hemineglect is a condition caused by strokes or brain damage in which part of the sensory inputs to the brain are ignored and it is as if that part of the world which is sensed doesn't even exist.

Two examples of on-site observational studies with older persons

In certain cases, observations for your study are best performed on-site. In this blog, we describe examples of observational studies with older age groups, conducted at home or at a healthcare facility.

Why measuring behavior is awesome (+3 examples to prove it)

As ways to behave are numerous and we are a curious species, people have been measuring behavior for centuries now. So, why is measuring behavior awesome? These 3 examples prove it.

The effects of negative campaigning on emotions

Do people display different emotions when they watch a commercial with or without negative campaigns? Sabine Dennert shares her findings in this guest blog post.

7 Reasons to attend CHI 2019

If you are working in HCI or UX, you are probably familiar with CHI. This conference is organized every year by the international society for Human-Computer Interaction, SIGCHI. Why you should attend CHI 2019?