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Case Studies, Webinars and White Papers on Psychology Research

Research into understanding human perception has been around for centuries. At Noldus, we have dedicated ourselves to make the best tools to advance human behavioral research for over 30 years and love to share our knowledge!
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The role of entrepreneurs’ facial expressions to gain financial support

As an entrepreneur, attracting financial support is essential to get your start-up of the ground. How can positive facial expressions help to be more successful in a funding pitch?
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Observing and coding the behavior of siblings

Would it help if your brother or sister is sitting by your side when you're in pain? Would that ease the pain, or provide some distraction?
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How does handedness relate to infant language development?

Developing motor skills appears to be related to language abilities. The research team of Sandy Gonzalez investigated whether consistency in handedness predicts receptive and expressive language.
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Observing and analyzing repetitive movements in infants to detect autism

To examine if a specific repertoire of repetitive movements was present in children with autism, researchers used home videos to code the behaviors of the infants.
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Measuring consumer choice behavior

Two recent projects provide new insights into how best to measure the choices that we make.
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The role of mimicry in the development of social communication

Children learn from interacting with others, especially their parents. For example, reproducing the emotions that others express is part of that.
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Learn about people's behavior by observing them

An observation or usability lab allows researchers to observe test participants unobtrusively, in an environment similar to the participant’s natural surroundings.
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5 tips to optimize your facial expression analyses

Are you involved in emotion recognition and facial expression analysis? These 5 tips will guarantee the best results!
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Neuromarketing research: Innovative research methods and techniques

Get your face read, your brain measured, and your heart rate checked. Innovative research methods and techniques found their way into neuromarketing.
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Robust and reliable: Measuring anxiety in the Elevated plus maze

Screening of anxiety-like behavior in the elevated plus maze becomes more reliable with Ethovision XT combined with the standardization of testing parameters and common practices.
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How we turned our office into a living lab with a green roof

Green roofs are becoming more and more popular around the world. These living roofs transform buildings into ecological systems that benefits its surrounding environment.
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Mice walking again after a complete spinal cord crush

Researchers from the University of Bochum achieved significant scientific results by making mice walk again after a complete spinal cord crush! Read more about it in this blog post.
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Screening plants for resistance to insect pests

EntoLab is a computerized system for automated screening of plants for resistance to sucking insects. It can accurately screen many different plant lines in a high-throughput manner.
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Vestibulopathy: movement and balance issues investigated in rats

It is hard to diagnose vestibulopathy, so a rat model was developed to study the progress of symptoms, from day one to day 30 after ear injury. Results can improve future human diagnosis and therapy options.
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Nearly impossible to video track: small shrimp

Gammarus shrimps are exceptionally difficult to track, but Noldus solved the puzzle, resulting in interesting insights into its ecology.
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Our Top 5 Webinars of 2020 on Animal Behavior Research

Over the past year we have hosted several webinars, technical briefings and virtual meet-ups. Now we have listed our Top 5 Webinars of 2020 on Animal Behavior Research for you. Don’t miss out and watch them for free any time!
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Getting robust results: one zebrafish is not like the other

Zebrafish larvae locomotor behavior often has a high variability, which can have a big impact on your results. Still, it is one of the most used parameters. So how can you make your study more robust?
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How behavioral core facilities advance research

Behavioral cores benefit universities as well as science in general. Recent cases show improved reproducibility of tests and protocols to assess a more complex phenotype of model animals.
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A new sensory and motor scale for the CIA arthritis mouse model

Dr. Bonnefont and her colleagues at IRMB in France just recently proposed a new ArthriSM scale to predict motor and sensory functional deficits in arthritis mouse model. Read more about it in her blog post!