mother and teenage daughter having a conflict
It is common for conflicts to arise between adolescents and their parents. However, severe conflicts can have negative effects on adolescent development. What can parents do to prevent escalating conflicts?
Evaluating food induced emotions with facial expression analysis
Is there a relationship between food choice and a person’s mood? Bartkiene et al. examined the factors that influence our food choice, using facial expression analysis.
FaceReader analyses the results of the SUKIPANI smile
The SUKIPANI smile is an exercise to train the muscles you use while smiling. Dr. Sugahara explains the effect of the movements of the muscles and uses FaceReader to analyze the smiles.
Setup FaceReader experiment for RPPG measurement
Nowadays, measuring heart rate and heart rate variability can be done remotely, without all kinds of devices being attached to the test participant, using remote photoplethysmography (RPPG). What is RPPG and how does it work?
Mother reacts to infant crying
Hearing an infant cry can cause negative emotions, which can impact the way we respond. Researchers Riem and Karreman instructed parents to apply specific emotion regulation strategies in response to infant crying.
Understanding consumer buying behavior
What predicts a sale, and what causes consumers to buy from a particular brand over another? To know how and why customers make decisions, you can take a deeper look at consumer behavior.
Human behavior research
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.
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!
Observational research examples 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.
Which emotions do negative campaigns evoke?
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.