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Facial mimicry and social cognition in children with autism spectrum disorder

When we want to understand each other better, we tend to copy one another's facial expressions. How does this work in children with autism spectrum disorder? In this blog post, you’ll learn more about facial mimicry in ASD.
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From start to finish: decreasing abandonment when self-designing a product

Research shows that we like to design your own products, but often abandon the process before we're done. Does it help to provide feedback, and if so, what type of feedback works best?
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Why measuring behavior is awesome (+3 examples to prove it)

As ways to behave are numerous and we are a curious species, people have been measuring behavior for centuries now. So, why is measuring behavior awesome? These 3 examples prove it.
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Design your own product: consumer experience and abandonment behavior

Researchers Krause and Franke studied how our experiences change while designing our own products. How do these experiences influence whether we finish a product or abandon the process?
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Let's work together: mother-adolescent interactions in fragile X syndrome

All parents want their children to comply with their requests - for at least some of the time! What's the best way to request something when you have an adolescent boy with fragile X syndrome?
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Why use video feedback in education?

By using video and audio recordings in education, students and educators can receive and benefit from direct feedback. The more personal and detailed feedback is, the easier it is for students to relate to.
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Using augmented toys to facilitate play in children with visual impairments

How can we help children with visual impairments in their development of play and social interactions? Drs. Suzanne Verver and her team examined the effects of sound-augmented toys on peer play.
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Understanding cognitive delays in infants with Down syndrome

Did you know that Down syndrome is one of the most common chromosomal diseases in people? Researcher Fidler and her colleagues aim to understand more about early cognitive development in people with Down syndrome.
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Just the way I want it: a study on consumer experience in self-designing

Consumer research suggests that you value a product more when you design it yourself - like sneakers or a gift. So, why do we abandon the self-design process so often? Find out in this blog post!
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Behind the Scenes: Human Behavior Research Labs

Observation and analysis of human behavior is often done in labs. From babies to business, it can all be researched. Want to see how some of this research is done? Check out these amazing human behavior labs in action.
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5 reasons to attend Measuring Behavior 2024

Measuring Behavior is the conference for all those interested in new methods and tools for measuring the behavior of people and animals. The next edition will be in May 2024, in Aberdeen, Scotland.
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8 reasons why EthoVision XT is the superior video tracking software

Discover the unparalleled efficiency and user-friendliness of EthoVision XT, the superior video tracking platform in behavioral research, offering advanced features and worldwide recognition.
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The effect of environmental levels of lead on zebrafish development

Lead exposure has a negative influence on the developing brain and body. Zebrafish research allows us to understand the effects of lead poisoning on the different stages of life.
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Diving deeper: Obesity and Anxiety, a scientific perspective

It seems that there is a relationship between poor mental health and obesity. But the exact reasoning is far from clear. Animal experiments can shed light on the situation
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Calcium imaging and measuring behavior

What is calcium imaging, and how can you this technique to get a better understanding of complex rodent behavior? Read more about the basic principles and benefits of calcium imaging
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6 TED talks to kick off your academic year

Let's get a good warming up for the new academic year. We have compiled six interesting neuroscience TED talks, ranging from optogenetics to AI, to inspire you in the new year.
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A 5-HT1A agonist and NMDA antagonist against Parkinson’s disease

Reducing side effects of L-Dopa with 5-HT1A receptor agonists can improve motor activity in a Parkinson’s disease model when combined with NMDA antagonists.
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Everything you need to know about EthoVision XT

Over the last 25 years EthoVision XT has evolved from a video tracking software into an advanced, but user friendly, software platform. In this blogpost we tell you everything you need to know about EthoVision XT!
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Automatic gait analysis: Cracking the code

CatWalk XT provides the opportunity to study a variety of gait parameters. But, which parameters should you use for your mouse model? Read this blog to learn more!
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Why you shouldn’t use a black box to measure animal behavior

When studying animal behavior you should avoid using a research software tool that is a black box. What does that mean exactly? It should be easy and user-friendly, but also still flexible.