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How to conduct research with human participants during COVID-19

Are you going to pick up research with human participants again? Here are some useful tips to ensure safety and hygiene in a corona-proof lab.
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Alexa, Siri, Google – Are voice assistants the future of marketing?

Voice assistants – they are found in almost every aspect of our daily lives. Elaine Mathe studied how users interact with voice assistants and what emotions they show in response to played ads.
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Simulation-based training in times of crisis

Simulation can be a useful tool in the development of new standard operating procedures and policies needed to respond to crises like COVID-19.
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The eyes have it: face masks and non-verbal communication

When seeing another person wearing a face mask, humans have to rely on visible facial signals, which are the eyes and eyebrows. Looking someone in the eye is an important part of communication.
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UX / Neuroscience lab in the spotlight

After a successful launch in June 2019, the LabUX team has been designated the innovation of the year for the digital transformation at Desjardins.
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Researching comorbidity in patients with autism spectrum disorder

Patients with autistic spectrum disorder also tend to have other disorders like epilepsy. Why is that and how can understanding that help us understand autism?
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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.
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Examples of Human Behavior Research

We humans are an intriging species and it's no wonder researchers have always been fascinated by human behavior. Here are some examples of human behavior research over the years.
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Organized chaos or well-oiled machine? Optimizing safety and efficiency in an OR

Dr. Joseph and her team searched for solutions to minimize flow disruptions in Operating Rooms and make them as safe and efficient as possible.
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How to develop your training and education facility

The use of video in education can be very helpful to develop required skills.
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Studying shrimp feeding behavior and why it’s important for aquaculture

Shrimp is a popular dish, and these crustaceans are a very large part of commercial aquaculture. Especially Pacific white-leg shrimp, as they grow fast and are able to adapt to a wide range of environments.
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Father’s genes affect their offspring’s future success

The early life environment of male bank voles can influence their offspring significantly. Both social stress and nutrient supply have an effect on the chances of survival for two generations.
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Decoding memories during day and night

Unraveling the role of protein synthesis in memory storage across the day and night in a mouse model - how researchers are gaining insights into sleep deprivation and its consequences.
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CatWalk XT: Valid tool for objective gait analysis in TBI mice model

Many people suffer from TBI and consequently also long-term gait and motor function deficits. For this reason, functional outcome became the focus when developing new treatment strategies for TBI.
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How to unravel the long-term memory of cuttlefish: automated video tracking

Did you know that cuttlefish have three hearts, have such an advanced vision that they can see what’s behind them, can count to five.
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5 Reasons to attend FENS 2020, the first virtual forum on neuroscience

Due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, daily life as we know it came to a halt a few months ago. Because of restrictions on travel and meetings, the upcoming FENS Forum 2020 is going virtual for the first time.
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The Internet of Things, LoRa, 5G, and measuring behavior

New techniques for connecting sensors will provide opportunities for researchers measuring behavior.
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Learning how to use software for video tracking in animals

A couple of months ago, we had the pleasure to visit the University of Groningen to record a customer success story.
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CFI Exceptional Opportunities Fund – COVID-19

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has issued an Exceptional Opportunities Fund (EOF) in the fight against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, known as COVID-19.
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Taking opioids during pregnancy: short- and long-term consequences in rats

Women worldwide are suffering from opioid addiction. Many receive so-called opioid-maintenance therapy using buprenorphine, but consequences for both mother and baby are largely unknown.