Father and infant 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.
Four ways to study visitor behavior
Museums, zoos, theme parks, and aquariums all observe the behavior of their visitors in order to find the best ways to entertain and educate.
Exploring psychophysiological research methods
More and more, scientists across a wide spectrum of research backgrounds are recognizing the relevance of psychophysiological methods.
Controlled conditions and accurate data recording are key in scientific success and a stationary lab provides these controlled conditions while allowing scientists to observe test participants unobtrusively.
Why classroom observation matters
Classroom behavior is often difficult to follow as researchers simply don’t have enough eyes and ears to catch everything that happens.
Code video observations
For those who aren’t familiar with Elmo, let’s meet him! Elmo is a Muppet character on the children’s television show Sesame Street.
2 Examples of eye tracking lab set-ups
Wouldn’t every researcher want to automate certain measurements and save valuable time? In the 1800s, the study of eye movements for instance was done by means of direct observations!
Behavioral data collection
A few years ago it might have seemed quite futuristic, but nowadays researchers are more and more developing and building living labs and smart homes.
Elephants
A trunk-to-mouth greeting ritual. Yes. We are talking about elephants here.
Observe infant behavior
In infancy you can observe an explosive growth. A lot of researchers focus on this age group and observe parent-infant dyads to get more insight in specific behaviors.
Infusion Systems Ltd, manufacturers of the I-CubeX family of sensors have published a web page about behavior measurement