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For questions about working memory, testing its capabilities/capacity, and underlying anatomical substrates
For questions regarding the influence of behavioral and environmental pressures on the physical well-being of humans
For questions about organisms' ability to make reasoned decisions that are optimal for achieving a goal or solving a problem.
For questions regarding the perception of time
The study of cognition about cognition, or the subject's knowledge concerning their own cognitive processes or anything related to them.
For questions about the ability of the nervous system to enact changes in structure and connectivity in response to input from the environment. These important changes govern the processes of learnin…
The study of the impact of psychological processes (e.g., cognitive, emotional) on economic behavior and decision making.
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 pertaining to the scientific study of social networks or social network analysis.
For questions about the effects of psychology on the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services in large populations. For questions about small groups or individuals, consider the…
For questions regarding use of the scientific method to study mental-processes that perform typically and beneficially, e.g., topics like states of pleasure or flow, values, strengths, virtues, talent…
For questions about taking advantage of humans' psychological predisposition to engage in gaming and uses game design techniques, game thinking and game mechanics to enhance non-game contexts.
Questions about how the scientific, empirical basis for how hypnosis works, its application and possible efficacy. Not for sharing anecdotal experiences with hypnosis.
For questions about the history of the field of psychology and the cognitive sciences
For questions about signal processing theory and its applications in psychology and cognitive neuroscience.
For questions about the collective behavior of relatively large groups of people.
For questions regarding diffuse feeling states that are not directed at a specific object, person, or situation. Mood is sometimes used to describe relatively long-lasting emotions.
For questions about the psychological effects of having or raising children, on either the children or the parents themselves.
For questions about the neural and psychological processes underlying moral reasoning, moral development, and the psychology of morality in general. Questions about whether something IS moral is a phi…
a framework mapping functions, dynamics and learning onto neurons, allowing for testing and creating of large-scale, biologically-plausible models.
For questions about the empirical study of the sense of self and identity.
For questions regarding the study and design of the interface through which humans interact with computers through software, a discipline which draws upon knowledge from computer science and the cogni…
For questions regarding perception of a stimulus without any actual stimulus being present, particularly in the context of psychiatric illness or recreational drug use
For questions regarding love, the feeling thereof, the capacity to, or lack thereof. Love as a motivation, the need to love, loving another person, an animal, an inanimate object, a concept, or ideal.…
For questions about direct brain-computer interfacing (BCI), such as methods allowing disabled people to control a computer via an EEG.
For questions about inhibition and self-control phenomena, and the processes underlying them. If your question relates to executive/cognitive control more generally, please use the executive-function …
For questions about learning improved skills of perception from simple sensory discrimination to complex categorizations of spatial and temporal patterns relevant to real-world expertise.
For questions about this area, which strives to include enough information with a publication or make data publicly available for other scientists to be able to repeat the experiments in the interest …
An autism spectrum disorder characterized by by significant difficulties in social interaction, alongside restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests, but a relative preservation of o…
For questions relating to correlational studies involving the exploration of statistical relationships.
For questions on the value placed on certain sensory stimuli, usually those of art, beauty, and taste.