Nurse patient interaction - two coding schemes
The world's population is ageing. International dementia and Alzheimer organizations state that there are an estimated 36 million people worldwide with dementia.
Friends with benefits - sociosexuality under investigation
Penke and Asendorpf (2008) used a large online study and a detailed behavioral assessment to investigate sociosexual behavior.
Infant behavior experiments
When a baby is born prematurely, this baby and his or her parents often experience a rough start. You can think about eating problems, high risk of infection, or even anemia.
Assessment and training – positive behavior change
In daily practice, it can be difficult to establish a long-term change in behavior. Most of the time, people are not aware of their behavior.
How research on Autism Spectrum Disorders is developing
Recent scientific research provides more and more understanding of behavioral challenges children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) face.
Parent-child interaction: Measuring the effectiveness of interactions
Quality of parent-child interaction is one of the major predictors of emotional and social development of children, which makes parent-child interaction an important focus of child development research.
Observing behavior - Jury deliberations, what happens behind closed doors
Researchers increasingly study what goes on behind closed doors. Thirty mock-jury deliberations were filmed and behaviors were then coded using The Observer software.
Systematic behavioral observation – two coding scales
Structured observations are one of the many ways to gather data. Observing behavior rather than asking questions about it can provide you with a multitude of valuable information.