Measuring Behavior 2005

5th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research

Wageningen, The Netherlands
30 August - 2 September 2005

After successful meetings in Utrecht (1996), Groningen (1998), Nijmegen (2000) and Amsterdam (2002), the 5th Measuring Behavior conference was held in Wageningen (The Netherlands) from 30 August through 2 September 2005.

The conference was a great success. Over 425 delegates from 36 countries enjoyed four intensive days, with 250 presentations in 11 symposia, 11 tutorials, 5 special interest groups, 3 user meetings, 8 scientific tours, 18 free paper sessions and 13 poster groups! Besides that, delegates visited demonstrations of 13 exhibiting companies. And last but not least, the great weather made the social events even more enjoyable. If you want to taste the atmosphere during and after the meeting, take a look at the photo gallery!

More information

Click on one of the links below for more information about the conference:

  • The Measuring Behavior Conferences - Measuring Behavior 2005 was the fifth in a series. Read about the background and the concept behind the conferences.
  • Published Conference Papers - A selection of papers from the conference has been published as a special issue of the journal Behavior Research Methods. Click here to review the contents and to order your personal copy.
  • Conference Program at a Glance - An overview of all conference activities, organized by day.
  • Keynote Speakers - Relive the lectures of Richard Morris, Jeffrey Cohn and Sergio Velastin, three renowned scientists who presented a keynote address at the conference. View their full presentations on video!
  • Presentations: Index by Author - An overview of all oral presentations, posters and demonstrations, ordered alphabetically by first author, with links to the abstracts.
  • Scientific Tours - Eight research facilities in and around Wageningen offered guided tours to conference delegates.
  • Exhibition - Thirteen companies participated in an exhibition of instruments and software.
  • User Meetings - These sessions were organized by manufacturers of software and instrumentation for behavioral and physiological research. The program included presentations about new developments, demonstrations of new products and a panel discussion.
  • Special Interest Group - The place to be for in-depth discussions on specific methodological or technical topics.
  • Tutorials - Tutorials provide a valuable opportunity to instruct participants of in specific methods, techniques and equipment for behavioral research.
  • Social Program - The program included various informal occasions where one met coleagues while enjoying haute cuisine!
  • Conference Venue - Information about the conference sites and the city of Wageningen.
  • Conference Organization - Scientific Program Committee and Local Organizing Committee.
  • Quotes from Delegates - Read what participants had to say about the meeting.
  • Photo Gallery - The Measuring Behavior 2005 Photo Gallery gives you an impression of the atmosphere during the conference. Have a look!
Proceedings book

Because most journals allow little space for detailed descriptions and illustrations of methods, tools, and setups, the Measuring Behavior proceedings offer a unique collection of papers with a methodological and technical emphasis. All papers focus on the details of methods and techniques, rather than a discussion of scientific hypotheses, data and results. This makes it a unique volume for your professional library. The book can be ordered for €75 including shipping. To obtain your copy, please us the order form. We can only accept payment by credit card.

Measuring Behavior 2005 gratefully acknowledges the financial support from the following sponsors:

Wageningen University


Dutch-Belgian Society for Neuroscience (EKN)
(in Dutch)


IOP-MMI (in Dutch)

The city of Wageningen

Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C.


Proceedings of previous conferences

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