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Is the Wonderlic invalid if you have previously done other intelligence tests?

It is assumed that most people taking intelligence tests have been exposed to a wide range of assessments in the past. It is a standard feature of education systems that students will do a wide range ...
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Nobel Prize in Cognitive Science

To the best of my knowledge, there is one and only one psychologist who received the Nobel prize: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Kahneman The prize was awarded for economy. So, it's possible ...
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How does the human brain store motor skills for long term?

I second the comments on the question that the question-post looks kind of convoluted. But it seems it all boils down to the question: How does our brain store motor skills without any apparent ...
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What is (or is there) a clear distinction between cognitive and motivational explanations for a hypothesis?

Summary: it appears that the contrast from the paper cited is based on a 1970s paradigm where a cognitive approach meant information processing applied only to problem data, whereas the motivational ...
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Composer Thomas Schoenberger's Sophia Musik effect on the brain?

Ok. After some additional information has come to light in the comments - initially from @StevenJeuris and through further assistance from @Eff - things look a little different. Although there was an ...
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Diagnosis and treatment for Concentration Deficit Disorder?

This answer covers the diagnosis of Sluggish cognitive tempo While there is debate about its nature (Brooks, 2014, Silva, n.d.) there is a whole issue of the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology (Vol. ...
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Belief that I have more holistic understanding and other are just stuck to their details

There are 2 possible candidates for your question. llusion of validity, the tendency to overestimate the accuracy of one's judgments, especially when available information is consistent or inter-...
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Is cognition a zero-sum phenomenon?

Baddeley's (1992) theory of multiple component working memory may offer a way to think about this. Baddeley, Hitch, & Allen (2009) demonstrated that secondary tasks disrupted executive attention. ...
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Do people still use ACT-R?

As pointed out in the comments, ACT-R is still actively being used in recent research publications. A simple example of that can be found by a quick Google Scholar search. But likely you are more ...
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Is the placebo effect a form of cognitive bias?

The question is not terribly clear since it can be just an issue of categorizing the placebo effect in a philosophical sense as a "cognitive bias" for some broad meaning of the latter. But... Some ...
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Need to define observation/phenomenon in order to study it, same replies to same political topics, different individuals

I doubt there's anything deeper than a meme or stereotyping at play here. See https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/hungry-kim-jong-un On December 23rd, the "Kim Jong-Un is Hungry"[4] single topic blog ...
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Psychology literature on present bias

I think the present bias is a result of the immediate gratification tendency that we as humans have. The following extracts are from the book Smart Change: Break the habits that hold you back and form ...

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