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.
Early infant behavior development of hand preference
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.
How to build a consumer behavior research lab?
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.
How to easily apply multimodal measurement during research with children
A child development researcher can encounter quite a few challenges when wanting to measure multiple data streams. How do you make that run as smoothly as possible plus integrate all data seamlessly?
Behavioral research shows how elephants like their new habitat at the Oregon Zoo
The elephants at the Oregon Zoo got a new and improved place to live. This 4-year study described in detail how the animals adapted and liked the new features of their habitat.
Five studies showing the power of multi-modal data in behavioral research
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.
Parent-child interaction – research in a lab and on-site
Early in life, children are not capable of filling out a complete questionnaire or talking to an interviewer.
7 tips to make coding behavioral data more fun
Coding behavioral data helps to understand what your data represents. But let's face it, it isn't much fun to do and it takes a lot of time. Here are 7 tips to make the coding process more effective.
How to collect high quality data in an observation lab
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.
Using the Observer XT to measure aggressive behavior in Dolphins
The Observer XT is often used in the field to score complex ethograms. This blog touches upon a study of the 'Wild Dolphin Project' that investigates aggresive behavior between two species of dolphins.