Measuring facial expressions in children
The study described in this guest blog post focuses on the facial expressions of emotions induced by affective stimuli in children aged between 7 and 14.
FACS-coder studies the performance of FaceReader
Guest blogger Jan Zumhasch, a certified FACS-coder, explains why FaceReader is amazing if you want to analyze facial expressions and emotions.
There are two types of smiles: real and false ones
Of all human expressions, a smile is the most universal. But can you tell which smile is real and which is false?
Facial Expression Recognition
Many researchers have turned towards using automated facial expression recognition software to better provide an objective assessment of emotions.
Cuddling a robotic seal reduces stress and depression
Researcher Wendy Moyle and her team explored if the use of a robotic seal as a therapeutic tool would influence the emotional and behavioral symptoms of dementia.
Technical demonstration in Seville, Spain
GO-LAB demonstrated FaceReader's amazing possibilities and efficient replacement of manual coding procedures.
Coping with social anxiety
Researchers Colonnesi et al. investigated whether social anxiety in 4 year-olds is related to the level of Theory of Mind, and expressing shyness.
Consumer in-home studies
Learn all about gamification in marketing, facial expression analysis, and the difference between self-report, qualitative research, and unobtrusive observations.
Implementing Tailored Activity Programs
Tailored Activity Programs (TAP) have been shown to have significantly reduce behavioral occurrences in dementia patients and improve engagement and positive behaviors.
RAAAF - The end of sitting. Photo by Jan Kempenaers.
If sitting is indeed as harmful as research indicates, shouldn't we look for a non-sitting working space, such as an environment like 'The End of Sitting'?
Understanding adolescent emotions
How are adolescents’ emotions socialized by mothers and close friends? A recent study focuses on dealing with depression in adolescence.