Autism Top 8 Blog Articles from the Behavioral Research Blog
It was no surprise that these blog articles attracted lots of attention. Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S. (www.autismspeaks.org). Read the Autism Top 8 Blog Articles.
Measuring behavioral effects of laboratory rearing on starlings
Rearing animals specifically for behavioral research is a very common practice. However, the results from behavioral studies with laboratory animals should be interpreted with care.
Three examples of autism research studies
Knowledge is the key to developing a better understanding of autism. Researchers often observe and code behavior in combination with other research methods.
How to find an animal model for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
We all show some form of compulsive behavior. I triple check to make sure I locked my car, knowing that it’s locked but still feeling the need. But what if compulsions, rituals, and repetition rule your everyday live?
How to know if an animal is nauseated
Nausea is a prominent factor influencing the quality of life for patients undergoing chemotherapy. That is why it is useful to study the nauseating side effects of therapies or the anti-nauseating potential of drugs.
3 Examples of pattern detection research
Patterns in behavior are everywhere around us. Think about the sequence of behavior when you do the laundry, get ready in the morning, play a game of soccer, or drive your car to work.
Temporal patterns (T-patterns) in behaviors cats and their owners
Noldus provides many solutions for research on the behavior of both animals and humans. On occasion, a Noldus solution is used for both animal and human research at the same time.