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Comorbidity of Neurodevelopmental Disorders between them and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3416662/ OCD being an anxiety disorder and OCPD being a personality disorder it is entirely possible that these two can be present on the same patient. ...
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Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Cognitive Function and Teaching

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4130248/ Could neurodevelopmental disorders particularly autism spectrum disorders without concomitant cognitive impairment and ADH/D, mixed type, ...
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Why are men more likely to become trans than women?

Before I begin, note I have no animosity nor prejudice against anyone. Please keep the answers scientifically motivated. Various surveys on trans populations have shown male to female transitions ...
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Trust after the first 200 milliseconds

In the first 200 ms of meeting someone our implicit / System 1 brain makes a number of inferences (based on age, gender, race, voice, smell among others) to determine whether we ‘like’ the other ...
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Good neuroscience research blogs

In the field of AI research there are really good research blogs that regularly analyse methods and review papers. Examples that come to mind are: BAIR blog: The Berkeley AI Research blog Distill: an ...
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What is difference between T2 GRE and T2 FSPGR?

Dear colleagues, I have this MRI dataset labelled as present in the column of description What's the difference between each modalities and its indications? How will it ...
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Do animals know about choices?

A mouse goes through a maze and gets to a T-junction. Does it "know" there is a choice to be made between left and right or does it just continue following it's nose? Perhaps using some heuristics? ...
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How synapses are hold in place if they're not phisically attached?

When two neurons connect to form a synapse, between the pre-synaptic and post-synaptic cells some space is found (synaptic cleft). How does this keep in position if there is no physical connection ...
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Hebbian theory and synaptogenesis - how to identify the subsequently actioned neuron?

Given Hebbian theory stating that two neuron cells wich fire subsequently tend to wire together, what is the underlying mechanism by which they do so? How does the cell identify the subsequently ...
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Why are magnets weird? [on hold]

In the modern world, magnets aren't exactly rare. My three-year-old probably has more personal experience with the behavior of permanent magnets than he does with, say, glue sticks. And yet, you ...
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Is this ringing in my head mental or real? [on hold]

About 5 nights ago before bed, I got this ringing in my left ear and it didn’t go away till morning(Or so I thought). Later I checked to see if it was still there and I heard nothing, but then while ...
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Does the duration of the epoch of interest in fMRI need to be a multiple of TR?

I am designing an fMRI experiment whereby, for each trial, subjects need to listen to an auditory stimulus (of arbitrary duration), and subsequently give a rating for each stimulus. I intend to ...
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Treatment and strategies for procrastination for ADHD

The reasons for procrastination in ADHD is different from the usual procrastination. Another thread discussed how people with ADD/ADHD "often heavily discount the importance of an event if it's ...
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What works for procrastination?

Procrastination seems universal and well understood by the public. However, there seems to be very little research into techniques and approaches that works to reduce and manage procrastination. The ...
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What specific topics are really important for neuroscience right now (ex. graph theory)? [on hold]

For example, a computational neuroscience professor told me that a really hot topic at the moment that is resulting in a lot of new progress in his field is graph theory. It was in fact based on this ...
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Is there any research connected with typing/writing to help in creativity or focus?

In my personal experience, typing my thoughts when I am working through creative problems seem to help. But it's subjective and would like to have some confirmation. Atkin in "The Phenomenological ...
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Brain-computer interfaces and feasibility future visions of cognitive sci-fi cyborgs

Sometimes, (science) fiction or just visionary ideas create visions of technology which does not after all contradict laws of physics / technical either economical feasibility. Sometimes though it's ...
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Why i am an overthinker? [on hold]

I am a 28 years old man . I saw many things and average level problems in my life . But all the time from my childhood when a problem occurs in my life , I take its worst part . For example : If ...
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Why do I get distracted in office when my colleagues even talk to each other about their work? [on hold]

I work in a software house, and very easily lose concentration when any of my two colleagues talk with each other about their work or anything else. Dears, if you know any solution plz share and there ...
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How to get rid of fears [on hold]

So in my about me bit I have named a few of many fears and they are really starting to ruin me so like I really needs way to sort it all out so if you can all help me out it would. Be much appreciated ...
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Understanding the 'Wiring Catastrophe'

Introduction: In 'Wiring optimization in the brain'(2000), Dmitri Chklovskii and Charles Stevens analyse the dependence of the complexity of cortical circuits on the number of synapses per neuron ...
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Does your IQ change as you get older? [on hold]

I recently found my IQ score when I was tested by a Psychologist when I was 13 and it came out to be 135. I am now 29 and a 4th year graduate student in Mathematics and I was wondering if my IQ ...
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Could human decision making have evolved from food finding?

One of the things human's do (and possibly other animals) is consider various options, imagine what they would be like, and then make a choice. This is called a "tree search". For example, "should I ...
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Is it possible to segregate components of verbal and visuospatial working memory using n-back paradigm?

I am trying to segregate different components of verbal working memory and visuospatial working memory. In order to assess verbal working memory I am using an auditory version of n-back task with a ...
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What does maintenance mean as in “the on set and maintenance of ”some disorder

Does it mean factors that develop the disorder further and/or preventing the patient to improve?
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Complected family co-working situation (my coworker doesn't talk to me) [closed]

I am a 35 year old, single and operating as a medical device manufacturing company, started in about 5 years, and have made a lot of efforts in this field. In this regard, we started with my cousin, ...
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Do mass shooters tend to have been bullied as kids?

The media frequently claims that mass shooters are or were bullied as children. Does the scientific evidence back up this claim? Evidence that is reported in articles about this issue in major media ...
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Is there a difference in taste buds on the tongue between children and hsp's?

Children often don't like tastes like bitter and sour. Vegetables like Broccoli or sprouts aren't food they like to eat. But high sensitive people (hsp) also often like these kind of food. But is the ...
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What is the term for seeking external confirmation your opponent is mentally inferior?

Imagine a situation in which Alice and Bob were in an argument, while also being observed by Cindy (or a group of people). Then, Bob loses the argument, being unable to rebut a statement logically. ...
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In search of a simple Bayesian mental model [on hold]

I have read many articles about Bayesian thinking. Most of the time, they fall under 2 categories (or a mix of both). The first category of articles focuses on Bayes’ formula. The second category of ...
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Could CBTp be more efficently by Artifical inteligent science

I have seen some papers which are suggested Cognitive behavior therapy for some disease like schizophrenia but some others suggested to stop using this for: The results were not positive. While we ...
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What is the APA's Current View on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?

What is the American Psychological Association's current view on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs? I would like to try communicating with my psychiatrist via the hierarchy of needs but they've been very ...
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How neurons and mind can be related? [duplicate]

As we know neurons are matter . But mind is not matter .You can see a brain but can't see a mind . Why from outside brain is full neurons , but when it's inside you , it starts to create mind, visions,...
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The relationship between semantic memory and concepts/procedures

I try to analyse my memory and cognition while learning coding and generally interacting with a computer to develop more meta cognition. I found many times that I remember the words and some ...
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Reproducible Dynamic Causal Modeling/ model based effective connectivity analysis for fMRI

I am doing a Masters degree in Cognitive Neuroscience and was thinking on doing my master thesis on effective connectivity in Theory of Mind. I like the model-based approach of Dynamic Causal Modeling ...
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I have a problem of violent images getting stuck in the head [closed]

For the past 2 years , I have been having a mental problem .I been getting images of blade , knifes , nail cutters , wire cutters,saws and others. These images enter my mind and it feels as though its ...
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Why can't I hear frequencies some videos and can in others [closed]

I"ll try to explain this as best I can. When I do a certain hearing test on youtube using the google search engine, i can only hear 15000 hertz (Even at full volume). Then if I do the same test on ...
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The same neuron sometimes released different neurotransmitters, so how does this affect our interpretation of computational models?

Most studies I see compare firing rate with some observed variable (stimuli or behavior). However, they treat all spikes the same. But neurons sometimes release different neurotransmitters depending ...
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Does selfishness increase in periods of extreme anxiety

Does an individual going through a period of extreme anxiety, show increased levels of selfishness during that period ? When this period ends, does the individual returns back to normal levels of ...
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Recovery of memory especially working memory after depression

The impact of depression on memory and working memory has been discussed extensively in the thread below. I can't seem to find information about rehabilitation and recovery of memory after depression....
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Can a trait like selfishness improve

Can a trait like selfishness improve with therapy or other methods. Or is it fixed and can not be changed whatever you do. This article claims that it can be done, but I need more solid reasearch ...
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Question on notation(?) and note taking with regards to writing about standard deviations

I am just getting into watching psych lectures and things online and am taking notes but I have been wondering what the proper/standard way of writing in note form about standard deviations is. For ...
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Women: IQ and likelihood of being married

"As a woman's IQ increases, the likelihood of her being married decreases". I heard this in one of psychology professor Jordan Peterson's lectures and want to know the reason.
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Where can I find EMG signal databases of the enteric system in rats?

Where can I find EMG signal databases of the enteric system in rats? I am developing an algorithm using ML techniques to classify different states of the enteric system in rats, so I require a ...
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Why a Declaration does not prevents a Question and a Question prevents a declaration? [closed]

If I declare anything at all ( what ever the content is about ) is possible that someone else does not agree and therefor, he/she may ask about it. If I ask I don't need to declare anything at all. ...
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Understanding a new concept: do we start with nouns or verbs?

I'm a software developer. My personal opinion is that code where the central role is assigned to nouns is way easier to read. For me, nouns are like semantic anchors. I try to identify them first, and ...
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What is the difference between hindsight bias and confirmation bias?

I'm trying to understand better the influence of psychological biases on the financial market decision-making process. Wikipedia describes hindsight as follow: Refers to the common tendency for ...
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If people recall a specific word earlier among 10 words in free recall, what does it mean?

Lets assume a case of free recall tests that 10 words are presented at the same time" and subjects are asked to recall them later. The words are presented in two different conditions (A and B). If ...
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Is searching behaviour innate or learned?

It is often said that animals are reactive (in the Pavlovian sense). And that they can't keep symbolic thoughts in their heads. But what about searching behaviour? When an animal is searching for ...

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