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For questions about the systematic modification of behavior in response to external stimuli (classical conditioning) or as a consequence of own behavior (operant conditioning).
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 physiological and embryological foundations of neural development
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 empirical evidence for explaining behavior as a function of ancient evolutionary pressures.
For questions about the study and measurement of the electrical activity of neurons
For questions about using this technique as a research or assessment method, and the processes involved in scoring/statistical analyses of surveys
For questions regarding the sensation (transduction) and perception of sound information by the brain in humans and animals
For questions about characteristics that humans or animals find appealing on a sexual or aesthetic level.
For questions about mental processes that are not available to consciousness.
For questions regarding the underpinnings of the perception of color by the brain.
For questions regarding symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (inattentiveness, hyperactivity, or impulsivity, and combinations thereof) or adult Attention Def…
For questions about the neurobiological or psychological bases of performing symbolic or numeric computations.
For questions involving the scientific basis (anatomical substrates, neurotransmitter imbalances, behavioral changes, and pharmacotherapies) of schizophrenia.
a perceived threat of danger to one's own or another's personal safety. The emotion, possibly, triggering the "flight and fight" response. Possibly an extension …
For questions regarding the elapsed time between a given stimulus and a response, testing this value, and interpreting the results in light of processing
For questions concerning the area of psychophysics that deals with discernment of information-bearing stimuli from background noise or other distractions.
For questions regarding the practice of training the mind via concentration and rituals. These behaviors may be done with or without a religious context.
a multidisciplinary field incorporating contributions from psychology, engineering, industrial design, graphic design, statistics, operations research and anthropometry…
For questions regarding behaviors of internet users, use of the internet for psychology experiments, or accessing cognitive sciences resources via the web.
For questions regarding the study of psychology with an aim to discover cross-cultural differences and invariance.
For questions on neurological or psychological disorders that have a basis in chromosomal abnormalities and/or are heritable
For questions regarding the eye muscles and their volitional control as well as their unconscious control (via saccades). Also for specific instances of eye-movements, like during REM sleep.
For questions about the neural and psychological processes underpinning language processing, and algorithmic implementations of language processing.
For questions about maintaining a mental image or internal representation of an object or concept
For questions relating to biological and social characterizations of gender and attributable differences in behavior and psychological processes based on these constructs.
The study of what actions an agent should take in a stochastic environment in order to maximize a cumulative reward.
The study of consumer behavior: why and how people making purchasing decisions.
For questions pertaining to the sensation or perception of sound and its localization
Pain: emotional, mental, physical. The effect of pain upon mood, behaviour and brain chemistry. The neurological process of pain. Factors affecting a person's ability to cope with pain. Chronic pain, …
For questions about performance or neurophysiological differences between male and female individuals.
For questions regarding the psychotherapeutic technique which Sigmund Freud pioneered, which involves techniques of dream interpretation and free association. Jung was also instrumental in its develo…