Using humor during doctor-patient interactions
How often do medical professionals use humor during the interaction with patients? After all, such positive interactions help build a relationship, establish trust, and support the exchange of relevant information.
Data integration studies horses
EEG recordings – they produce useful data, but are not always easy to obtain in animal studies. You can’t really ask a horse to sit still, so these researchers invented a promising new system for EEG recording.
Mountain Bluebird
Everyone with children knows the phenomenon that what is good for a child is not always the best for a parent. The same counts for birds.
Playing child
Parent-child interaction is an important focus of child development research. Lee’s research team compared recordings of play behavior from both a traditional third-person point of view, and through the babies' eyes.
Horseshoe crabs video tracking
Recently, I came across an interesting paper in which American horseshoe crabs were video-tracked to investigate their internal clocks.
Mason bee hotel
Mason bees are fascinating and friendly creatures. Tibor Bukovinszky and his colleagues investigated how their foraging behavior affects their offspring.
Mosquitofish video tracking
You recently moved into your new house. How do you feel? How do you act in this new space? The answers may depend on how long you have lived there…
Multi-lead recordings increase the signal quality
Guest blog
The results of the fundamental research reported in Kim Verdurmen's thesis show that fetal ECG is a technique that is still developing but has shown to have multiple promising prospects, both during pregnancy and labour.