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Nutrition plays a vital role in children’s growth, development, and health. Researcher Walton and her team observed family mealtimes to gain a better understanding of children’s nutrition risk.
Hearing an infant cry can cause negative emotions, which can impact the way we respond. Researchers Riem and Karreman instructed parents to apply specific emotion regulation strategies in response to infant crying.
Measuring or assessing emotions is not always straightforward and easy. How do we view the nature of emotions in the first place?
The International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) is held annually. Here is why you should attend.
What predicts a sale, and what causes consumers to buy from a particular brand over another? To know how and why customers make decisions, you can take a deeper look at consumer behavior.
Research shows that early posture development is delayed in infants who are eventually diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Understanding these delays helps to improve early diagnosis and intervention.
Studies on eating behavior play an important role in preventing childhood obesity. Faith and his team examined the effectiveness of a family-based behavioral intervention to reduce eating pace.
Healthcare professionals working in an operating or emergency room, frequently deal with unpredictable situations in which they need to stay focused and think clearly. How do they manage that?
In a previous blog titled “How emotions are made”, I outlined how neuroscience research in the past decades has shown that our brain gives meaning to our experiences/sensations through concepts such as emotions.
What is cognitive neuroscience? As my professor once said, it is the overlapping science of the ‘dry and the wet’ part of the brain.
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Why are the rewarding effects of nicotine greater in diabetic rats?
Contrary to common methods, gait analysis can detect clinically relevant symptoms early on, researchers say.
First developed in 1981 by Richard Morris, the Morris water maze task is still one of the most popular tests for memory and learning in rodents.
Rodent social behavior is important in research on neuropsychiatric disorders, but major limitations hamper progress.
So what kind of behavior can you measure? We haven't had time to follow all five behavior research tracks but here are a few highlights of the first conference day.
How zebrafish are helping us to discover the mechanisms behind this neurodegenerative disease.
Worm infections can cause cognitive problems. But it’s unclear if it affects learning, memory, or both.
It is pretty well-known that stress and anxiety have an effect on the immune system. This can be a real problem, especially in psychiatric disorders.
Preterm birth is a major problem in neonatal healthcare. Erik van Tilborg developed a new animal model to closely mimic this clinical situation, an important step in finding new treatment options.
A recent study shows that the use of anabolic steroids diminishes the positive effects of exercise in rats.