Observing communication skills in newly wed couples
Communication is the key to all relationships. Communicating effectively can determine the success or the failure of a relationship.
Robot-child interactions – helping children with autism learn skills
Human-Computer Interaction research may go a lot further than just evaluating an office worker interacting with a stationary computer or laptop.
Observing monkey behavior – cracking the nut
We already know some monkeys display above average intelligence. One way by which we can tell is their use of tools. Studies have shown that capuchin monkeys use boulders and logs as anvils upon which they can crush nuts.
Observations of surgeons as a tool to assess competency
Medical doctors receive extensive education and training before and during their time spent working at a hospital or clinic.
What behaviors to focus on – Airport passenger experiences
To learn more about airport design and to investigate how to make time at an airport more enjoyable, Livingstone et al. undertook a study into passenger experience.
Observations of eating behavior
Our eating behavior has a strong connection with our weight and can thus influence the development of obesity. Obesity (having too much body fat) is a subject under discussion amongst many scholars.
How to measure infant behavior
In infancy you can observe an explosive growth. Many researchers focus on this age group. Think about studies aimed at learning more about speech behavior, maternal sensitivity, or learning behavior in infancy.
Drunken mice get aggressive on Alzheimer’s drugs
Will there ever be a cure for alcoholism? Well, some laboratory studies show that certain drugs might stop the cravings. But they might also cause serious side-effects such as aggressive behavior.
Secret sex and promiscuity - Mating behavior of Rhesus monkeys
In Rhesus monkeys the optimal sexual strategy is different for Alpha males, other males and females. Alpha males want females to mate exclusively with them, whereas other males and females benefit from promiscuity.
Human-robot interaction in remote friendships and family relations
Don’t you miss the touch of a loved-one when they are far-away? Skype and a number of other communication channels are great solutions to talk and even video chat when you are apart.