Observation and analysis of human behavior is often done in labs. From babies to business, it can all be researched. Want to see how some of this research is done? Check out these amazing human behavior labs in action.
Most efforts to detect autism before the age of two rely on parental reports rather than infant behavior.
Creating a great clinical space to train students was what Dr. Audrey Ervin, psychologist and teacher at Delaware Valley University, wanted to achieve. Read the story about how she handled this.
There are many reasons to study the development of hand preference in infants. For one thing, being left-handed can be an advantage in one-on-one sports such as tennis.
In order to get off to a good start, it is best to describe the research or tests that are going to be performed in detail.
The advantages of using multimodal data over a single modality are that it reveals deeper insights and also if one modality fails there can be enough redundancy in the data to still make sense of it.
Early in life, children are not capable of filling out a complete questionnaire or talking to an interviewer.
Controlled conditions and accurate data recording are key in scientific success. A stationary observation lab provides these controlled conditions while allowing scientists to observe test participants unobtrusively.
Stephanny Freeman and Connie Kasari observed play behavior in an observation lab. They invited parents with their children to their observation lab and coded behavior in great detail.
An observation or usability lab allows researchers to observe test participants unobtrusively, in an environment similar to the participant’s natural surroundings.