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.
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.
Observational research is becoming more and more popular in consumer science and market research. From on-site behavioral observations in supermarkets to advanced multimodal lab studies.
How do you know if someone with whom you do business is telling the truth? When buying something from a stranger, we are trying to determine if he or she can be trusted, either consciously or unconsciously.
Don’t we all enjoy the variety and intensity of bird colors? Male birds have perhaps the most impressive color display in nature.
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.
In puberty, both boys and girls have to make choices about what to do, what to wear, how to act, who to date, etcetera, etcetera.
Medical doctors receive extensive education and training before and during their time spent working at a hospital or clinic.
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.
Knowledge is the key to developing a better understanding of autism. Researchers often observe and code behavior in combination with other research methods.