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4 articles published in JoVE
Examining Changes in HRV and Emotion Following Artmaking with Three Different Art Materials Johanna Czamanski-Cohen1, Giora Galili2, John J. B. Allen3 1The Emili Sagol Creative Arts Therapies Research Center, The School of Creative Arts Therapies, The Faculty of Health and Welfare, University of Haifa, 2The Department of Education and Psychology, The Open University of Israel, 3Department of Psychology, University of Arizona The goal of the protocol is to guide researchers in conducting experiments that are intended to measure changes in self-reported emotional response and heart rate variability following art making with different materials. The protocol can easily be adapted for use in a variety of behavioral conditions and activities.
A System for Tracking the Dynamics of Social Preference Behavior in Small Rodents Shai Netser1, Shani Haskal1, Hen Magalnik1, Alex Bizer2, Shlomo Wagner1 1Sagol Department of Neurobiology, The Integrated Brain and Behavior Research Center, University of Haifa, 2Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Haifa Described here is a novel automated experimental system that offers an alternative to the three-chamber test and also solves several caveats. This system supplies multiple behavioral parameters that enable rigorous analysis of small rodent behavioral dynamics during the social preference and social novelty preference tests.
Assessing the Coherence of Parents' Short Narratives Regarding their Child Using the Five-Minute Speech Sample Procedure Efrat Sher-Censor1 1The Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Child Development and the Center for the Study of Child Development, University of Haifa This paper introduces a method for assessing the coherence of parents' short narratives regarding their child and their relationship using the five-minute speech sample procedure.
An In Vitro System to Study Tumor Dormancy and the Switch to Metastatic Growth Dalit Barkan1, Jeffrey E. Green2 1Department of Biology, University of Haifa, 2Transgenic Oncogenesis and Genomics Section, Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute A modified 3-D in vitro system is presented in which growth characteristics of several tumor cell lines in reconstituted basement membrane correlate with the dormant or proliferative behavior of the tumor cells at a metastatic secondary site in vivo.