Filter on human behavior research categories
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.
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.
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.
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?
Organized chaos or well-oiled machine? Optimizing safety & 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.
How to develop your training and education facility
The use of video in education can be very helpful to develop required skills.
STAY AT HOME!
What is the best way to communicate an important message such as 'Stay at home'? The research team of Mauri compared the emotional reactions to three short videos containing this message using FaceReader.
Improve the interaction between parent and child with autism
Children with ASD are three times as likely to exhibit disruptive behavior as their typically developing peers. Can PCIT help coping with behaviors such as defiance, stubbornness, and temper tantrums?
Cognitive neuroscience: Behavior
We are in a pandemic where most of us are forced to change our daily behavior. Fortunately, we have our neocortex: it gives us considerable flexibility and creativity in adapting to a changing environment.
The role of emotional expressions after face transplant
“Would undergoing a face transplant have any value to it if somebody across the room couldn’t tell you were happy by just looking at you?”
Filter on animal behavior research categories
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.
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.
The Internet of Things, LoRa, 5G, and measuring behavior
New techniques for connecting sensors will provide opportunities for researchers measuring behavior.
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.
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.
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.
Homology and analogy in behavioral neuroscience
The point of this blog is to encourage you, as researchers, to ‘double think’, which is to say think like a scientist and think like an animal.
Noldus Grant Assistance Program launched in North America
Grant funding is the lifeblood of academic research. Is successful funding the best path to securing future funding?
Let the software work for you!
Why do more work than you have to? Especially now, do you really want to be stuck inside on a beautiful day scouring over your behavior tracking data to make sure there aren’t any missing samples or tracking jumps?
Toxicometabolism and behavior of zebrafish exposed to cannabinol
THC and CBD are well-know compounds of cannabis (Cannabis sativa), use for recreational purposes or health benefits. We have less knowledge of the effects of another active compound: CBN.