Become and stay aware about children with autism
Autism is a developmental disability that remains with a person for his or her whole life. The World Autism Awareness Day tries to bring awareness to this growing health concern.
Let children design their own playground
The impact of playing outside on the social, motor and emotional development of children and their learning ability is immense. What makes the best playground, according to children?
Shopping behavior analysis- improving the shopping experience at airports
The retail industry is currently booming in some regions, and with travel such an important part of modern life, so is the retail industry at airports. Learn more about consumer buying behavior by reading this blog post.
What, Why and How to learn in a museum
Although children can learn a great deal on their own, conversations with parents have a big influence on the content, recall and transfer of what they learn.
Mealtime difficulties can lead to bad nutrition in nursing homes
People with dementia often experience life from moment-to-moment, which leads researchers to argue that they benefit from a person-centered approach.
Positive Behavior Support: Good behavior can be learned
With the observed increase in pediatric obesity in recent years, a child’s family, particularly his parents, may influence eating behavior, diet, and physical activity through their parenting and food choices.
Revealing the secret social role of the CA2 hippocampus
Aggressive behavior is adaptive for most species. But how is this aggressive behavior mediated in the brain? A recent study indicates that the hippocampus is a crucial neural component in mediating social recognition.
Examples of infant behavior research experiments
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.
Movement analysis in volleyball
Researchers from Aix-Marseille Université and the University of Groningen analyzed match plays to gain insight into the whole-body and arm movements.
Bonobos not always as tolerant as generally believed: the plot thickens…
In Planckendael Wild Animal Park (Belgium), researchers have been observing a group of bonobos and have found that the differences between chimpanzees and bonobos are not always as black and white as generally believed.