Behavioral Research Blog

Technical demonstration at the American Psychosomatic Society conference in Seville, Spain

Robots in the operating room

Two ways to learn more about medical simulation and debriefing

Improving social communication skills in children with ASD

Three examples of nurse-patient interaction research

Do emotions affect preferences to opera music?

Consumer behavior: do we enjoy the buffet to its fullest potential?

Isolated and stressed zebrafish as a model for major depression

Attending the International Convention of Psychological Science 2017

Dynamic winners and sluggish losers

Effectiveness of video feedback in education

Mice with spatial and odor memory impairment – new model for sporadic Alzheimer’s

Why you should attend the BNA2017 Festival of Neuroscience in Birmingham, UK

Video Recording used in Psychology

The Ultimate List of (Behavioral) Neuroscience Conferences in 2017

To be ravenous or to be social

Helping children cope with social anxiety

Free-choice digital interactive enrichment and human-animal interaction

How obese mice get moving

Attention! Drive safely

How optogenetics is used to study the stress response in zebrafish larvae

Autistic mice have motor learning difficulties specific to the cerebellum

Best Reads of 2016

Looking back at some amazing events in 2016

Investigating the relationships between the immune system and the brain

The effect of simulation-based obstetric team training on patient-reported quality of care

Discrimination learning without human intervention or food restriction

Looking back at the i3B Annual Symposium

Comparing two different skin-to-skin contact techniques

Live from the Neuroscience 2016 exhibit hall: DIY research tools

Neuroscience 2016 - Notes from a marketeer

The value of facial expression analysis in advertisements

Marketing and market research blogs

Simulation-based training – it’s just like the real thing!

6 Reasons to attend Neuroscience 2016

What is bringing consumer scientists to Berlin this month?

Learn about people by observing them

Video tracking for high-throughput screening of plant resistance to thrips

What emotions does an author inject into a book?

High-throughput screening of plant lines for resistance to pest insects

The power of rejection (in fruit flies)

A roundup of our best behavioral research posts of the summer

The use of video tracking in a HaXha test

How fruit flies find your food (and mates!)

Video-recording children with ASD in-home

Implementing Tailored Activity Programs

3 reasons to join us at the AHFE meeting in Florida

Students’ first contact with The Observer XT

Best consumer behavior conferences to attend in 2016

How in-home video recordings provide accurate measure and allow for more objective comparisons

Experiencing Measuring Behavior

3 days of talking methods and techniques at Measuring Behavior 2016

Mirror, mirror on the wall

How to use CatWalk XT and Incapacitance Tester in non-clinical pain research

How sleep heals the brain

The bat - moth aerial battle in 3D

6x Neuroscience conferences to attend this summer

Why measuring behavior is awesome (+3 examples to prove it)

The End of Sitting: a tool to prevent the negative effects of sitting

Understanding adolescent emotions

No science fiction: Magnetogenetics and how to induce animal behavior

Become and stay aware about children with autism

Assessing motor deficits in mice following traumatic brain injury

5 tips to get the most out of the 2016 SRA Biennial Meeting

How to use FaceReader in the lab

How to measure complex exploratory behavior in larval zebrafish

Who is the best product representative?

Measuring flow

What if you saw a gigantic wave take away your safe harbor?

Market research event with big ideas and real-world solutions

EthoVision XT and the open field test

Play with Emotions

Four facts about zebrafish and zebrafish larvae

Let children design their own playground

Emotion analysis can be beneficial to researchers in decision making

5 reasons to visit the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare

Serotonin and social skills: how adult mice differ from juveniles

Observational research: improving the shopping experience at airports

Best reads of 2015

What, Why and How to learn in a museum

How to analyze bird calls with UltraVox XT: A summer love on a spectrogram

Zebrafish provide key insights into alcohol addiction

10 reasons why you should attend Measuring Behavior 2016

Mealtime difficulties can lead to bad nutrition in nursing homes

5 Mind-blowing Facts about Advertising Research

Four cool cow facts

Does pesticide resistance make malaria mosquitoes “smarter”?

Consumer research – what determines food satisfaction?

Beating diabetes - knowledge is the key

Positive Behavior Support: Good behavior can be learned

Neuroscience 2015 – looking back

Neuroscience 2015 – Saying goodbye

Neuroscience 2015 – Getting into the flow of things

Neuroscience 2015 – Running a marathon

Neuroscience 2015 – Baby steps

How to develop your training and education facility

Seizing fish: a high-throughput screen for novel antiepileptic drugs

Throwing Shade: The Science of Resting Bitch Face

5 things to do during Neuroscience 2015

5 tips to optimize your facial expression analyses

How to capture the 3D swimming patterns of fish

A new fish on the block: Japanese medaka in toxicology studies

Dementia symptoms following surgery

Bigger is not always better: hypothesis testing in sexual evolution

How to let rats run perfectly

Mice in the spotlight: why you should perform your tests in a home cage

Information gap makes children guess

How you can efficiently screen for plant resistance to aphids

Revealing the secret social role of the CA2 hippocampus

Why use Video Feedback in Education

Behavioral effects of optogenetically induced myelination in mice

How to measure a zebrafish larva’s highly stereotyped response to water motion?

Movement analysis in volleyball

How to study ataxia

Alcohol makes men smile

Why not let calves choose? The dietary preferences of calves

3 studies to get you in the mood for the European Zebrafish Meeting in Oslo

Can you tell me why I liked it?

A new approach in the battle against malaria

Behavioral Techniques to Empower Consumers: Resisting Persuasion by Controlling Your Facial Expressions

Bonobos not always as tolerant as generally believed: the plot thickens…

The man in the maze: A behavioral science journey into consumer studies

Universal emotions part two

A new method to evaluate if dogs are suitable for IED bomb detection

Alzheimer's: prevent instead of cure? Groundbreaking research and animal models

Prof. Berry Spruijt says goodbye (but not really)

Does the sex of a simulated patient affect CPR?

Which head and neck positions are stressful for your horse during lunging?

Gait research: let your animals walk freely

Video-tracking to monitor the effect of influenza infection on the activity level of ferrets

Behavior and emotions of older adults

10 Innovative behavioral studies on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

How Ginkgo biloba helps treat Alzheimer’s

Motivation and eating: deep brain imaging in freely moving mice

How autistic fruit flies behave

Location is everything: Measuring visitor behavior

How to measure the social behavior of Fragile X mice

Side effects of L-DOPA investigated in parkinsonian rats

Measuring creativity at the GrunbergLab

Parkinson’s & gait impairment: comparing rats and humans

3 interesting studies to get you in the mood for the Australia and New Zealand Zebrafish Meeting

How males and females are different: can this explain autism?

Why non-verbal behavior matters

How young zebrafish cope with stress

Universal emotions

Top 14 of last year’s animal behavior research blog posts

Three things we take with us from 2014

Zinc deficiency, depression and electrical signals in the brain

Fearful chicken: Fear affects stress, behavior patterns, and other individuals

Understanding the impact of health information technology on doctor-patient interaction

Ladybugs and lacewings do not spy on their prey’s alarm pheromone

Get the latest information and insight on Alzheimer's research

How to really challenge mice cerebellar plasticity

Behavioral video analysis supports Rett syndrome research

Picky cats and tasty food – sniffing is an indicator for tastiness

Gesture analysis - the importance of gestures in foreign language learning

A high-throughput method to screen natural behavior of mice

Making Sense of the Senses: The Real Cost of Paying Attention

Health care education and research

5 Days of Neuroscience 2014

Anxiety is ancient – how crayfish resemble vertebrates

Inhibitory avoidance learning in zebrafish (Danio rerio)

What does the Moment of Truth mean to your business?

Hold Your Horses! Understanding horse behavior

Measuring experiential, behavioral, and physiological outputs

A mathematical genius..? What parents can do

Walking the ladder: testing the cellular source of motor functioning in mice

Mixing sows: the aggression and stress of group housing on first-time sow mother

5 examples of research on adolescence

What a horse likes to eat: how to test dietary preferences

Through the looking glass: the accuracy of measuring fish aggression by using mirror tests

The relationship between food scarcity and caching in fox squirrels

STEM learning between caregiver and child in a museum

How wild cavies and domesticated guinea pigs differ

The impact of visitor access in a shelter on the welfare of shelter dogs

Neuromarketing: hope or hype?

Adolescent Motherhood – observing mother-infant behavior

How an internal clock gene can alter innate behaviors in mice

5 reasons why you should go to Measuring Behavior 2014

Why do we drink less when watching gut-wrenching movies?

5 reasons to visit FENS Forum of Neuroscience 2014

Interspecific aggression: spotted dolphins vs. bottlenose dolphins

The welfare of therapy dogs

How to measure emotions in pigs

6 things you must consider to improve your open field testing

The do’s and don’ts in behavioral testing: improve your open field test

Two examples of parent-child interaction research

Can caffeine prevent Alzheimer's?

Behavioral research methods – pattern detection in gerontology

Unobtrusive observations

How zebrafish regenerate (and how to measure their recovery)

Understanding consumer behavior

How zebrafish are changing neuroscience

All about birds

Are there objective tests for predicting autism severity?

Physiological and behavioral analysis: coping with stress

Why wolves cry out for their friends

Healthcare communication - dealing with emotions

How to mark zebrafish without compromising their behavior

Automated Facial Coding in the Field of Neuromarketing

Insect damage on leaves changes the reproductive strategy of plants

Creativity – the creator and the interpreter

Why rats help other rats

Observational research - Dementia and robots

How to easily automate the elevated plus maze test

Robots in the spotlight

How memory loss caused by diabetes was prevented in transgenic mice

Observe police interrogations – research on adolescence

Why guinea pigs are just like us

Nurse-child interaction - observing medical encounters

Why social pigs do better

Doctor-patient communication training program evaluated

Autism Top 10 Blog Articles from the Behavioral Research Blog

Most and least popular posts of 2013 (animal behavior research)

5 videos on neuromarketing and facial expression analysis in 2013

How Automatic Rat Behavior Recognition was developed

Measuring behavioral effects of laboratory rearing on starlings

iPads® and children with ASD are a great combination!

Beautiful birds and UV – What we cannot see

Diabetes – interaction between patients can help

Top 5 novel object recognition articles

Facial expressions test - reactions to bitter food vary between high and low BMI

Measuring the creative process

Behavior predicts success of family-based treatment in anorexia

10 Reasons to visit Neuroscience 2013

Top 5 most popular video tracking blog posts

Primate behavior - cracking the nut, fur rubbing & mating behavior

Making the impossible possible – Tracking under water in the dark

Evaluating the effectiveness of simulation in healthcare

Smelly feet and heat – how malaria mosquitoes find their hosts

Making music and baking pancakes – invest in the mental health of our elderly!

Testing PCBs toxicity - behavior in zebrafish and their offspring

Unraveling the chemistry of mood disorders

Passengers are co-producers of effective security screening and effective airport processes

Standing cows

How zebrafish and optogenetics are great for investigating stress

Using CatWalk gait analysis to study monoarthritis in mice

The effects of quantum dots on zebrafish larvae locomotor behavior

A bad influence: the association between parent substance use disorder and adverse child outcomes

Tracking a wide variety of animals

Comparing machine emotion recognition with a human benchmark

To mate or not to mate? – Females are less choosy when males are rare

Vocalizations as an early life behavioral marker for ASD

Plants with more linalool smell good, but taste bad – Insect studies with EthoVision XT

Facial expression analysis: the future of research in advertising, education, and more

Zebrafish research: behavioral differences between wild-type strains

Classroom observations - behavior of children with and without ADHD

Reproduce before it is too late – caterpillars speed up seed production in plants

The future of farming

Behavioral observations in autism research – mothers of high-risk children use more gestures

How environmental enrichment reduces the effects of stroke

Making a hotel reservation - Where should you go this summer?

Using several behavioral tests to investigate the role of the NR1 gene in schizophrenia

The effect attention training has on social anxiety disorder

Mice with Alzheimer’s disease walk well but remember poorly

Relational Agents: the use and testing of avatars for HCI

What are you doing in that shop?

Circadian rhythmicity and other behavioral studies at the Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (Washington State University)

Playing virtual games with frames – manipulating the distribution of people

Combining physiology and behavior to create a stress scale for horses

Pesticides in bee colonies affect the behavior of bees

Observing communication skills in newly wed couples

Determining the effect of social hierarchy on foraging in coyotes

Developing a high-throughput method - EthoGenomics

Predicting Advertising Effectiveness: Facial Coding of 120.000 Video Frames

How to analyze nurse-patient consultations

The behavior of cichlids based on dispersal vs territory inheritance

Video tracking of children with autism

Robot-child interactions – helping children with autism learn skills

The power of zebrafish in the study on Parkinson’s Disease

CatWalk gait analysis versus treadmills

Testing without stress: high-throughput phenotyping in a home cage environment

Classroom observations including facial expression analysis

Five tips on how to measure facial expressions

Tracking zebrafish activity to study a key element in circadian rhythmicity

Early Infant behavior development of hand preference

Observing monkey behavior – cracking the nut

Top 5 Consumer behavior research on the Behavioral Research Blog

Celebrate the 6th World Autism Awareness Day

Zebrafish with Parkinson's

Parent-child interaction in autism: play behavior

Video tracking connects some dots between cognitive impairment and cranial radiation

Human-robot interaction: Can you trust a robot?

How to get reliable results on object recognition using automated video tracking

Why it is smart to test your animal in its home cage

Improving patient safety by observing behavior

How to build a consumer behavior research lab?

Two examples of on-site observational studies with elderly people

Zebrafish tracking to uncover subtle effects of embryonic alcohol exposure

FaceReading technology measures emotional reactions to food

Optogenetics and operant conditioning

Parent – child interaction – research in a lab and on-site

How to observe adolescents in a classroom

Observations of surgeons as a tool to assess competency

How to build a usability lab?

Top ten animal behavior research blogs

Video tracking and a bug repellant stronger than DEET

2012 - Year in Review – Behavioral Research Blog

Optogenetics - Shining a light on brains and behavior

What behaviors to focus on – Airport passenger experiences

Three examples of autism research studies

Tracking zebrafish in 3D

Empathetic and emotional feedback in e-learning: analyzing facial expressions

Observations of eating behavior

The facial action coding system in infant behavior research

Tracking tadpoles – why video tracking is important in ecotoxicology

4 blog posts about medical simulation and communication in healthcare

How to measure emotional responses in political debates

5 must-read articles on zebrafish behavioral research

Don’t dwell on it… dive into zebrafish research!

Presidential debate analyzed using FaceReader – featured on CNN

The search for autism models continues - why rats are important

How to measure couple communication patterns

Why observe driver behavior and distraction

How to measure infant behavior

Human Factors and Ergonomics in the spotlight

Crime scene investigators in action

Drunken mice get aggressive on Alzheimer’s drugs

Conference about techniques and methods for measuring behavior

A story of dogs and dolls

Doctor-patient interaction during medical consultations

Unraveling primate behavior, why do monkeys rub their fur?

Hugs and emotions at the Olympics

Sex preference and other social aspects of zebrafish behavior

Human-robot interaction in remote friendships and family relations

Time is of the essence - how you can use it in gait analysis

Nurse patient interaction - two coding schemes

Going the distance - and why it matters in gait analysis

Friends with benefits - sociosexuality under investigation

What a print can tell

Emotional responses, heart rate & more: measuring consumer behavior

What we can learn from zebrafish in a T-maze

Behavioral analysis - being in the groove

Infant behavior experiments

Pattern detection in autism research

Behavior on the inside: psychophysiology

Horse training methods: The importance of behavioral analysis

Neuromarketing - get your face read, your brain measured, and your heart rate checked

What gait can tell: 3 blogs that will help you understand

Secret sex and promiscuity - Mating behavior of Rhesus monkeys

Brain waves and behavior: sleep to learn

Assessment and training – positive behavior change

How to find an animal model for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Can a food preservative increase symptoms of autism?

How research on Autism Spectrum Disorders is developing

Walking in circles - the exploratory activity of Drosophila

Parent-child interaction: Measuring the effectiveness of interactions

How to know if an animal is nauseated

Zebrafish and withdrawal

Three ways to test hallucinogens on zebrafish

4 Reasons why simulation in healthcare works

Bed bug behavior - What smell can tell

Behavioral research tools training courses - online education

It's not what you show, it's how you show it: The search for robust fear inducing stimuli in zebrafish research

What's new in healthcare communication?

Clinical interviews – analyzing verbal and non-verbal behavior

Zebrafish research: growing demands in South America

3 examples of swimming rats in traumatic brain injury research (TBI)

Behavior research methods - Search your way to knowledge and skills

Physiological measurements, behavioral observations, and more

3 Examples of pattern detection research

Observing behavior - Jury deliberations

Behavioral neuroscience research at SfN Annual Meeting

Why behavioral data collection works

Systematic behavioral observation – two coding scales

Recent applications of locomotor and gait analysis

How to learn emotions from a game

Equitation sciences: behavioral research, physiology and biomechanics

7 Tips to set up a coding scheme

Swimming down the pipeline: behavioral assays establish zebrafish in drug screening

Four ways to study visitor behavior: on-site, in a living lab, ...

Beyond borders: exploring psychophysiological research methods

How to collect high quality data in an observation lab

Why classroom observation matters

Code video observations - the effect of TV characters on learning

Three ways how to measure consumer behavior

Automate plant selection for better crop resistance? Plant vs pest insect

2 Examples of eye tracking lab set-ups

Behavioral data collection in living labs: 30 Measurement tools

Observing social behavior and communication in wild elephants

How to measure wellbeing in animal behavior research

How researchers are learning to use animal models for psychiatric disorders

Analyze emotions in inter-personal communication

Statement FENS, JNS, and SfN on the use of animals in research

Zebrafish as lab animal increasingly popular

Examples of infant behavior research experiments

Improved emotion recognition with FaceReader 4, coming soon!

Temporal patterns (T-patterns) in behaviors cats and their owners

Insect 3d tracking system at Bioforsk

Video observation with The Observer XT and I-CubeX sensors

NeuroBasic PharmaPhenomics consortium kicks off

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