Using observational research to capture parent-child interaction
Researchers examined whether a combination of child and parental factors, such as the child's emotional temperament and parents' controlling feeding practices, influence food fussiness.
How to observe adolescents and teachers in a classroom
Many researchers focus on classroom interaction to learn more about group dynamics, teaching behavior, and student engagement. One of the research methods used is behavioral observation.
How horse riding and gardening improve quality of life for people with dementia
Quality of life is an important aspect of dementia care. Horse riding and gardening may provide positive emotional experiences and even enhance daily functioning.
5 examples of infant studies
Researchers perform infant studies to properly monitor and understand all kinds of development factors. In this blog post, five examples of infant studies are highlighted.
How does communication with strangers develop?
Various factors contribute to shaping social-emotional developmental trajectories, such as familiarity of the interaction partner, the child’s age, but also individual predispositions, such as temperament.
3 Examples of eye tracking lab set-ups
Can you imagine, in the 19th century the study of eye movements for instance was done by means of direct observations? Luckily, nowadays eye tracking can easily be automated.
Designing a behavioral coding scheme to identify complex trauma
In order to contribute to the development of diagnostic tools and a better understanding of the effects of complex trauma, Ana Granados and her team proposed a new coding scheme and tested its validity.
What is simulation-based training?
Simulation-based training provides learners with an opportunity to test out different scenarios to see what works and to understand how they arrived at the right and wrong answers.
7 ways to continue your research from home
We have gathered lots of ideas and ways to facilitate working from home and to continue research projects. In this blog post, we will list these seven approaches for you.
How to study developmental psychology: methods, designs & tools
What should you consider when setting up a study in the field of development psychology? Read on to learn more about methods, designs & tools.