Understanding behavioral psychology
What causes you to procrastinate, eat junk food, or form a habit? Questions like this, about the connection between our minds and our behavior, are studied in behavioral psychology.
Black mouse on shelter in PhenoTyper
Recently Lucas Noldus was interviewed for a technology feature in Nature; “Inside the minds of mice and men” by Monya Baker.
Brown lab mouse
It has been an issue in scientific research for years and years, yet it does not seem to get old. And it should not. Animal welfare and ethics in animal testing.
Analyze facial expressions to find emotions
The human face provides a number of signals essential for inter-personal communication. It is one of our most direct means of communication and allows us to recognize someone’s affective state and intentions.
Adult zebrafish
Zebrafish is the new rat. Or mouse. More and more rodents in the lab are being replaced by these nifty little striped fish. They are easy to maintain, reproduce and develop rapidly.
Observe infant behavior
In infancy you can observe an explosive growth. A lot of researchers focus on this age group and observe parent-infant dyads to get more insight in specific behaviors.
FaceReader is the unique software that automatically analyzes the 6 basic facial expressions.
Infusion Systems Ltd, manufacturers of the I-CubeX family of sensors have published a web page about behavior measurement