Questions tagged [mathematical-psychology]

For questions about the mathematical approach to psychology concerned with analytic modeling of motor/perceptual/cognitive processes and quantifying stimulus and response.

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Difference between Logan's Instance theory and Exemplar-Based Random Walk (EBRW) theory

I'm trying to find a clear explanation of the difference between Logan's instance theory (Logan, 2002) and the Exemplar-Based Random Walk theory (Nosofsky & Palmari, 1997). Am I mistaken that they ...
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Test-retest reliability of Iowa gambling task performance and Expectancy Valence Model parameters

I've just been learning about the Expectancy Valence Model of the Iowa Gambling Task (see Busemeyer & Stout, 2002; Yechiam et al 2005). The model includes three parameters: motivation, learning-...
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Understanding the transition from integrated form to ODE form of neuron models

I'm trying to convert a fairly complicated neuron model from integrated form (a form of the spike response model) to ODE form for use in the BRIAN simulator. The BRIAN simulator requires neuron/...
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Are people better at interpreting CNF or DNF?

We have a development in our application in which our users can create a report based on different parameters, say ($x_1,\dots,x_n$), with each $x_i$ taking values in a set $X_i$. The report can take ...
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What is the relationship between a strong work ethic and an honest reputation and individual success?

We're all being constantly told that strong work ethics, honestly reputation and all similar things is the key and the only key to success. But observation of success of certain politicians, marketing ...
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Where to publish a short (mathematical) neuroscience article?

I am writing an article about a computational method, which is relatively widely used in a small subfield of neuroscience (it is easy to identify ~20 recent articles that used it in 2013-2015). The ...
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How to create a non cogntive index

I am currently trying to make a non-cognitive index using questions/variables. However there are following problems; (a) The scales of the questions/variables vary, so I have a scale from 1 to 4 and ...
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Are there mathematical models for multi-utility satisfaction?

In several places I have seen reference to the law of diminishing returns with regard to satisfaction. A common toy example is eating cookies. The first cookie gives some amount of satisfaction, the ...
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Is the stereotype of violent lawless alpha male macho criminal thugs being stupid dumb uneducated lazy idiots really true?

Poker has been said to make you a genius in STEM fields like Math, Science, Problem Solving, and Logic due to Poker having a basis on Probability, Game Theory, and Psychology. Does this mean that ...