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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…
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…
For questions about the psychological or neuroscientific basis of learning to read, reading comprehension in children or adults, or deficits/disorders of reading ability.
For questions regarding the use and selection of computer programs designated for instruction, experimentation, and data processing.
For questions focusing on the interaction between therapist and client. If your question involves only one of Person-Centered Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Behavior Therapy, or Gestalt Therapy then…
For questions about the systematic modification of behavior in response to external stimuli (classical conditioning) or as a consequence of own behavior (operant conditioning).
For questions regarding this interdisciplinary subject (largely a subdiscipline of computer science) which strives to create intelligent machines.
For questions about the physiological and embryological foundations of neural development
For questions about using this technique as a research or assessment method, and the processes involved in scoring/statistical analyses of surveys
For questions about the empirical evidence for explaining behavior as a function of ancient evolutionary pressures.
For questions regarding the underpinnings of the perception of color by the brain.
For questions about mental processes that are not available to consciousness.
For questions regarding the practice of training the mind via concentration and rituals. These behaviors may be done with or without a religious context.
For questions about the neurobiological or psychological bases of performing symbolic or numeric computations.
For questions about the mathematical approach to psychology concerned with analytic modeling of motor/perceptual/cognitive processes and quantifying stimulus and response.
The feeling experienced when there is 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 involving the scientific basis (anatomical substrates, neurotransmitter imbalances, behavioral changes, and pharmacotherapies) of schizophrenia.
For questions on neurological or psychological disorders that have a basis in chromosomal abnormalities and/or are heritable
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…
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 about working memory, testing its capabilities/capacity, and underlying anatomical substrates
For questions about the neural and psychological processes underpinning language processing, and algorithmic implementations of language 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 study of psychology with an aim to discover cross-cultural differences and invariance.
Human factors and Ergonomics is a multidisciplinary field incorporating contributions from psychology, engineering, industrial design, graphic design, statistics, operations research and anthropometry…
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 regarding symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (inattentiveness, hyperactivity, or impulsivity, and combinations thereof) or adult Attention Def…
Questions about the psychology and neuroscience of creativity.
For questions relating to biological and social characterizations of gender and attributable differences in behavior and psychological processes based on these constructs.
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 characteristics that humans or animals find appealing on a sexual or aesthetic level.
The study of the impact of psychological processes (e.g., cognitive, emotional) on economic behavior and decision making.
For questions about performance or neurophysiological differences between male and female individuals.