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Are IQ scores above 200 be statistically meaningful?

IQ scores are supposedly put on a normal distribution with a standard deviation of 15. The population of the world is about 7,674,000,000. So, if I know my statistics and made no numerical errors, the ...
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Is an “individual perspective” in social psychology uniquely American and a “group perspective” uniquely European?

In the "social psychology" tag, it states: "Questions are addressed both from the individual perspective (American school) and group perspective (European school)." Is it valid ...
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How to cure a food aversion (disgust towards certain types of foods)? [closed]

I have a food aversion since I'm 4 years old, which was reinforced at the time by my parents slapping me regularly to force me to eat. Since then, I haven't been able to eat most fruits, vegetables, ...
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How does one convice a person to see a psychiatrist?

Suppose that a person is antisocial and refuses to work and even get outside of his house, where he is constantly stuck in front of a mobile phone or computer screen refusing to communicate and does ...
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How to stop making an angry face? [closed]

I had a very difficult childhood and a lot of problems with my parents. I faced a lot of difficulty developing normal social relationships and experienced a lot of rejection. Sadly I have developed ...
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Similarities and differences among Internal Family Systems, Shadow Work, and Schema Therapy

I'm interested in knowing more about Internal Family Systems, Shadow Work, and Schema Therapy, in relation to each other. All 3 appear to provide a way to become a more integrated person. I have 4 ...
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Is there a reason why the WHO is moving gender incongruence from mental health to sexual health in ICD-11?

This was asked at Medical Sciences Stack Exchange, yet the question was closed, and I was directed here by a moderator from the Medical Sciences Stack Exchange. As far as I know, the only reason given ...
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What are the pros and cons of different programming languages for offline psychology experiments?

In terms of presenting and implementing experiments, which programming language is better? Note: What we are talking about is not data processing but experiment presentation. What I need: Experiments ...
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About the growing path of every mechanism on the psychology defense system

About the growing path of every mechanism on the psychology defense systemI Have seen the below video which is about the Freud’s 5 Stages of Psychosexual Development: Also i have seen the psychology ...
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What could I do to reduce the harm caused to the victims in addition to self-abuse [closed]

Detailed description: When I was 13 years old, I molested many little girls (including my cousin) out of evil thoughts and curiosity [as well as my weak awareness of the law] and did not stop until my ...
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What is archetype by jung? [duplicate]

I am currently reading man and his symbols < So i just want to understand what is archetype with example
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The differences between sensory distortions and hallucinations

So, the way I've understood it, "sensory disturbances" can be categorized as follows: Any sensory experience that isn't real goes under "sensory disturbances" in this diagram. If ...
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What are the differences between inferential task and preferential choice tasks?

Context effects are studied with the help of a variety of experimental setups. Often they use preferential choice tasks, but sometimes, also inference tasks are used. How do these differ from each ...
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Any ways to guesstimate IQ?

Is there any way to roughly approximate someone’s IQ simply based off of observing their behavior, mannerisms, speech, social interactions, etc? In other words, are their certain patterns of behavior ...
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A question about a particular statement in the Jordan Peterson's book “12 Rules for Life” [closed]

Jordan Peterson, in his book "12 Rules for Life" states that: It isn't precisely that people will fight for what they believe. They will fight, instead, to maintain the match between what ...
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Do some people substitute pets for kids in their life?

So there are some old articles, like this one, which have discussed how pets (especially small pets) are on the rise with young adults, while birth rates are down. This talks about how delaying having ...
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Whats the term used to describe a situation where one does not finish the work as he is always looking for a better solution?

I read somewhere about a psychological phenomenon where one is not able to finish a task in time as the entire time is spent in looking for a better or optimum version of a solution - but can't ...
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Waking up from a lucid dream [closed]

How would a person wake up from a lucid dream, assuming they are immersed and techniques likes counting fingers and testing light switches don't work.
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Correlation between sexual repression in adolescents and sexual deviancy later in life?

Is there a correlation between sexual repression and sexual deviancy? Now we all have heard stories of people growing up in incredibly strict households that become some of the most exploratory and ...
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What are the corresponding concepts and processes of “preferences” and “belief/information” in neuroscience?

Folk psychology makes a distinction between "preferences" and "information/beliefs". For instance, I have a preference/desire to not die from COVID. I learned about the information ...
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What is the relationship between cognitive load and intelligence?

Is there any relationship between Cognitive load and intelligence? Is the ability to handle a larger cognitive load a sign of higher intelligence?
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Can't understand the proof of the Time-Rescaling theorem

I was reading the following paper: The time-rescaling theorem and its application to neural spike train data analysis and I have some difficulties understanding the proof of the time-rescaling-theorem....
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Psychological issues database

I'm aware of DSM and ICD databases as good and well-organized sources of information about clinical mental diagnoses. But is there any psychological issues database? (When saying "psychological ...
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Research on social diserability bias of different groups? [closed]

The question is in the title..
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What is it called, when people lean forward in the real world while moving forward in a Virtual Environment?

A test subject wears a Virtual-Reality-Headset (like the HTC-Vive). When the test subject moves forward in the virtual world and stands still in the real world, the subject tends to lean forward in ...
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How move Working Memory (WM) span task into a VR?

How a classic Working Memory Capacity task that can be translated into a VR Task? I want to study the effect of WM Load into resource allocation in a VR Environment. To do so I would like to move a WM ...
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Can social media and public figurehood make dating easier, by evidencing morals and narrowing down people to those with your beliefs?

It feels obvious that public presence — like vlogging or social media — can make dating easier for some people, for two reasons. 1. First, it can attract people with similar customs and manners. 2. ...
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What is the best method for identifying single participants in EMA studies?

I am currently working on an ecological momentary assessment research project. I can't seem to find a clear answer in literature review to this question. My problem is when observations reach to ...
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What causes fear of vaccines and how can it be alleviated?

My city opened the COVID vaccination calendar for adults and my mother (50+ years old) is included, but she is afraid of the vaccine and we don't know which one will be applied. What causes fear of ...
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The divisions of empathy

I am left more confused than I previously was after reading about empathy. My understanding now is that empathy can be divided into three main categories: Affective This is the transfer of emotions ...
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Does LATL damage impair one's ability to see the bigger picture?

It is the theory of Allan Snyder that the underlying mechanism of savantism is an access to "lower-level, less-processed information, before its packaged into holistic concepts and meaningful ...
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Is silence an effective method for dealing with openly aggressive/confrontational individuals? [migrated]

I would like to know more about whether there are methods or techniques relating to the use of silence when dealing with openly aggressive or confrontational individuals. In the past I have found ...
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Non-binary scores for backward digit span (BDS)

A common test of memory span is to display or utter a sequence of numbers and then request that a candidate being assessed repeat that sequence of numbers in reverse order. Typically, the candidate's ...
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Emergent properties like consciousness from society [closed]

Our brains have around 86 billion neurons with trillions of synapses forming an astonishingly complex network. This network gives rise to many properties that the constituent neurons do not possess. ...
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Anyone on Jaak Panksepp’s Affective Neuroscience 7 Emotional Brain model for therapy? [closed]

Anyone here have experience in the therapeutic use of Jaak Panksepp’s Affective Neuroscience 7 Emotional Brain model for LOSS and other emotional-behavioral challenges?
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about measuring the music effect on the costumer ardual

we are trying to measure the Smell and Music rhythms and types on the costumers arousal-nonarousal dimension and willingness for staying on the shopping environment or buying for market (alert, ...
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What does a person's intoxicated personality actually say about them? [closed]

I have read through a lot of material talking about the different types of personalities a person may have while under the influence. But I am curious, from a psychological perspective, about whether ...
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How important is it for a child to have a limited number of caregivers?

In the context of instituational child care, I have heard that a child needs to form an attachment with a limited number of people to function properly. However, now when I tried to find some sources ...
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Success rate of computational models in psychology

I come from computer science background. I don't know anything about formal studies of psychology. I intend to know about the success rate of computational models in domain of psychology. Is it ...
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Searching for remote job offer for psychologies expertise

I am curious about finding some site or forum for remote job offer or volunteer job opportunities for people with a Master in Psychology From middle east countries (For example Iran country). I have ...
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How can I randomly present questions with no overlap in qualtrics?

so I am designing a survey where I am using images. I am using images with the following manipulations: 2 (manipulated vs original) x 2 (border vs no border). I have 40 images, where each image has 4 ...
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Regarding a subconscious memory faculty [duplicate]

I 've been fascinated by the following technique which I read some time ago. It goes as follows: If you forget something and you can't remember it e.g. somebody's name, try with full intention and ...
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Does replacing social media use with solitary activities alleviate loneliness?

Many studies about problematic social media use have suggested that social media increases loneliness. The typical hypothesis given is that social media displaces time spent in face-to-face social ...
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How much credence can you give to human cognitive studies using mice?

This question is concerning the question, How does the brain’s visual memory work? and the Neuroscience News (2020) article linked in an answer, talking about false memories. I have discussed false ...
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Is there a mechanism behind savantism shared by all savant cases (both congenital and acquired)?

Kim Peek (the real-life inspiration for Raymond Babbitt in Rain Man) had a spectacular case of savantism. He also had disabilities, like missing his corpus callosum and anterior commissure, leaving ...
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Is cognition a zero-sum phenomenon?

In other words, are cognitive resources finite? Let's say, hypothetically, our mind is only processing 2 tasks: word retrieval and executive decision-making. If I have to dedicate cognitive resources ...
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What happens when we put attention on something for longer time

I have noticed and it must be a common experience for many of people that when they put attention for extended period of time which could be as little as 15 minutes or could span over days something ...
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Are there established psychological reasons why many see the world from a “dualism” perspective? [duplicate]

By dualism, I’m referring to the tendency of seeing two sides of an issue that appears to be connected yet different. This has been described as dualism, dialectic, etc, by various sources. For ...
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Does yoga affect music?

I am currently studying for a bachelor's degree in psychology, as part of the degree, I was asked to conduct a study during which I will examine the interaction effect of yoga and music and their ...
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Does anonymity decrease risk aversion?

I was wondering if anonymity decreases risk-aversion? And if there are studies made in this subject already from which this could be further researched. For example. If we imagine a public casino ...

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