Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions relating to the enactment of tasks within society and how this reflects on our internal characteristics. Tests and other assessments can act as measures of performance.
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For questions about techniques to directly or indirectly image the structure, function, or pharmacology of the brain.
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For questions regarding depressed mood, whether in healthy individuals or those for which the condition manifests as a disorder.
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For questions regarding sexual expression, sexual orientation, and biological bases of sexual behaviors
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For questions regarding how the brain and mind filter out different aspects of the environment to attend to others with greater salience, and experimental paradigms that explore these mechanisms or th…
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For questions about this branch of philosophy that studies the nature of the mind, consciousness and their relationship to neurobiology.
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For questions relating to the application and extension of psychological principles to humans operating within the context of business, industry, and other organizational structures.
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For questions about intelligence quotient (IQ) scores, methods of assessment of IQ, and correlates of IQ.
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For questions about methodology and tools related to functional magnetic resonance imaging. For general questions about brain-structure use neurobiology, and for general imaging questions use neuroima…
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For questions about this field that studies how humans learn in educational settings, the effectiveness of educational interventions, the psychology of teaching, and the social psychology of schools a…
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Tag for questions regarding the brain. The brain is the portion of the central nervous system that is located within the skull. It functions as a primary receiver, organizer, and distributor of inform…
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For questions regarding specific structures in the central and peripheral nervous systems
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A school of thought that maintains that behaviors can be described scientifically without recourse either to internal physiological events or to hypothetical constructs such as the mind.
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Questions about the ways that our bodies processes incoming visual, auditory, gustatory, somatosensory, proprioceptive, and pain (among others) information
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For questions about the interaction of biological (or artificial) evolution and the cognitive agents that are influenced by it.
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For questions about the interaction of the brain/mind with function and structure of the rest of the body. If your question is specifically about the physiology of the central (or peripheral) nervous …
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For questions specific to studying/testing working memory and its capacity
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For questions about the scientific study of the effects of pharmaceutical and general drugs on perception, behavior, mood and cognition.
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For questions surrounding movement such as stair walking, dynamic touch, time-to-contact (Tau) estimation, the motor cortex, end-effectors (muscles, glands, etc.), and motor deficits in humans and ani…
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For questions about the quantitative study of varying a stimulus's properties to observe the effect on sensation (and perception)
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For questions about exercises that aim to improve the functioning of the brain or general intellectual, perceptual or motor capacities in a relatively short period of time. Note that the presence of t…
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Questions regarding the quality of life of individuals (or societies) and how it can be effectively measured or quantified.
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For questions involving internal and external pressures that may or may not elicit behavioral responses
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For questions regarding the exchange of messages through multiple modalities and disorders of these abilities such as speech-language pathology.
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The study of cognition in animals other than humans.
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For questions about working with or obtaining specific data sets.
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For questions on the consolidation of short-term memories into long-term storage, which is comprised of explicit and procedural memory.
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For questions about the psychological or neuroscientific basis of learning to read, reading comprehension in children or adults, or deficits/disorders of reading ability.
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For questions regarding the processes through which humans, animals, or artificial systems reason through a challenge and the means by which they select a solution.
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For questions regarding the study of language, its representation in the mind, its role in psychological development, and its processing by the brain in applied tasks like reading.
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For questions regarding this interdisciplinary subject (largely a subdiscipline of computer science) which strives to create intelligent machines.
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For questions regarding the use and selection of computer programs designated for instruction, experimentation, and data processing.
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The feeling of unease experienced by a person, when faced with a perceived threat. (akin to nervousness and/or fear.) Anxiety encompasses a complex range of symptoms and triggers; ranging from a usefu…
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For questions about the physiological and embryological foundations of neural development
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For questions about the disorder of neurodevelopment noted by social impairment and communications difficulties, which often are accompanied by restrictive and repetitive behaviors.