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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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How to choose the best audiovisual lab for your project

AV recordings are becoming more important in the fields of education, professional skills, training, and medical simulation. But what are the right tools for you? Learn how to choose the right AV lab for your project.
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Disclosure dilemma

Isabelle Leenders examined the influence of disclosures in influencer advertising on the brand attitudes and purchase intentions of young adults, mediated by their emotions and activation of persuasion knowledge.
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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.
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The impact of handling technique on rodent welfare and scientific accuracy

Proper handling technique is essential in not only ensuring welfare, but also for reliable results. Check out this blog to learn more about how to handle rodents in an experimental setting!
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Breathe easy, a novel approach to monitoring respiratory activity in zebrafish

Researchers from the University of Heidelberg used DanioScope in a novel way to objectively measure breathing in zebrafish embryos and larvae.
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Understanding mouse social interaction using objective measures

Measuring social interaction is an important, but due to technical limitations, often overlooked part of behavioral research. Live mouse tracker was designed to alleviate this problem.
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Are fish empathic?

Ever wondered if fish can be empathetic towards each other? Find out in this blog how oxytocin plays a role in fish behavior!
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Noldus top tips! Our latest must-read animal blogs

Dive into our latest collection of top behavioral research blogs! Discover fascinating studies and learn how Noldus tools can advance your research.
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Early-life stress and the onset of depression later in life

I had a chat with my old department at the University of Groningen to see what they are currently working on. Read more about their reseach into early life stress!
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The challenges of measuring epilepsy in rodents

EEG on freely moving rats? It's possible in the PhenoTyper. This was necessary to measure if delivering drugs directly to the brain could help epilepsy patients.