Monthly Archives: June 2016

99% of the World’s Top Universities Use BIOPAC Systems

Premier universities world-wide overwhelmingly rely on BIOPAC systems. Over 99% of the top 100 universities in the world and in the United States rely on BIOPAC systems for their life science research and teaching system needs.* These institutions utilize BIOPAC research systems for life science research or the Biopac Student Lab (BSL) to meet their […]

BIOPAC EDA Webinar Part 1 (US) Recording Now Available

The BIOPAC EDA webinar Part 1 (US version) “How to record great Electrodermal Activity data” recording has just been made available to view. In this exclusive webinar, which was held Thursday June 9, BIOPAC experts presented ways to record great electrodermal activity data and covered: Participant preparation Proper setup Common mistakes Identifying artifacts in the data and […]

Changes in Blood Oxygenation as a Function of Perfectionism—APS Presentation

Changes in Blood Oxygenation as a function of perfectionism, mental health, and cognitive performance was the topic of Michael Lynch’s poster presentation at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Conference 2016. The presentation reviews their study to identify possible determinants of activity in the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex for perfectionist tendencies, symptoms characteristics for mental health, and cognitive performance. fNIR […]

Ford uses fNIR Systems to test driving performance

Ford ran an experiment in which it used fNIR devices to monitor individual’s driving performance. The drivers were then given a score and provided insights into how their driving could be improved, via an app. Ford ran the study for four months using 40 Ford Fiestas and encompassed various types of weather, time of day, and […]

New Citations—Substance Abuse, Resistance Exercise & Alternative Medicine

Psychophysiological Indicators for Substance Abuse in Preschoolers: Children’s development of emotional regulation is seen as an extremely crucial part in their development of social behavior. Researchers from the University of Oregon hypothesized that children whom have faced high levels of adversity, and would thus have low emotional regulation, would help identify physiological markers that could indicate […]