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Questions about the scientific basis of the imagery and sensations that are experienced primarily during rapid eye movement sleep and occasionally during other stages as well.
The discipline of medicine which focuses on the treatment of mental disorders, using a combination of pharmacotherapy, behavioral ("talk") therapy, and innovative experimental therapies (e.g., transcr…
For questions about techniques to directly or indirectly image the structure, function, or pharmacology of the brain.
For questions about intelligence quotient (IQ) scores, methods of assessment of IQ, and correlates of IQ.
For questions regarding depressed mood, whether in healthy individuals or those for which the condition manifests as a disorder.
For questions regarding sexual expression, sexual orientation, and biological bases of sexual behaviors
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.
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…
For questions regarding specific structures in the central and peripheral nervous systems
For questions about this branch of philosophy that studies the nature of the mind, consciousness and their relationship to neurobiology.
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…
For questions relating to the application and extension of psychological principles to humans operating within the context of business, industry, and other organizational structures.
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.
Questions about the ways that our bodies processes incoming visual, auditory, gustatory, somatosensory, proprioceptive, and pain (among others) information
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…
For questions specific to studying/testing working memory and its capacity
For questions about the scientific study of the effects of pharmaceutical and general drugs on perception, behavior, mood and cognition.
For questions about the interaction of biological (or artificial) evolution and the cognitive agents that are influenced by it.
For questions regarding the sensation (transduction) and perception of sound information by the brain in humans and animals
For questions involving internal and external pressures that may or may not elicit behavioral responses
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 …
For questions about the quantitative study of varying a stimulus's properties to observe the effect on sensation (and perception)
For questions on the consolidation of short-term memories into long-term storage, which is comprised of explicit and procedural memory.
For questions about working with or obtaining specific data sets.
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…
For questions about the disorder of neurodevelopment noted by social impairment and communications difficulties, which often are accompanied by restrictive and repetitive behaviors.
For questions about the use and abuse of substances or behaviors that provoke a consequence
The study of cognition in animals other than humans.
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…
For questions about the study and measurement of the electrical activity of neurons
For questions regarding the exchange of messages through multiple modalities and disorders of these abilities such as speech-language pathology.
For questions related to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders involving the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems. For abnormalities of the mind consider the tags abnormal-psychology …
Questions regarding the quality of life of individuals (or societies) and how it can be effectively measured or quantified.
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.
For questions about the psychological or neuroscientific basis of learning to read, reading comprehension in children or adults, or deficits/disorders of reading ability.