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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.

For questions about the history of the field of psychology and the cognitive sciences
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For questions relating to optical illusions, how our perceptual and cognitive mechanisms give rise to them, the neurological basis of perceiving optical illusions and general queries relating to optic…
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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…
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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.
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For questions about the ability for humans or animals to control their level of attention to a stimulus.
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For questions about the psychological principles behind writing, its mechanics, learning writing, and improving the process.
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For questions relating to affect and its relation to cognition and behavior, the neurological basis of empathy, atypical empathetic responses due to psychopathology, and the role of empathy in psychot…
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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.…
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For questions about hunger, eating, food preferences, effects of food, and related phenomena.
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For questions relating to the study of social cognition; the encoding, storage, retrieval, and processing, of information relating to social situations; the neurological basis of social cognition and …
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For questions about changes with time in cognition, perception, and emotion in adults.
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For questions about people's positive, negative, or ambivalent assessments of different objects or cultural constructs.
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An interdisciplinary academic field dedicated to understanding political science, politicians and political behavior through the use of psychological theories.
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For questions on traumatic or congenital injury to the central nervous system.
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For questions on the debate between innate or genetic factors (nature) versus environmental factors (nurture) in the cognitive sciences.
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For questions regarding the psychological basis of this disease featuring periodic bouts of mania and depression, its treatment, and pharmacological treatments for the condition
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For questions about the neurotransmitter serotonin's role in behavior and cognition.
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For questions relating to cognitive development; the study of acquiring information processing abilities, conceptual resources, perceptual skill, language, and other aspects of brain development and c…
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The Neural Engineering Framework is a framework mapping functions, dynamics and learning onto neurons, allowing for testing and creating of large-scale, biologically-plausible models.
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For practical questions about performing neuroscience experiments.
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For questions on the value placed on certain sensory stimuli, usually those of art, beauty, and taste.
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For questions about how to effectively learn, study and teach about the cognitive sciences.
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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.
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For questions regarding the relationship of features to one side of the body or the other, e.g., handedness
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For questions about reasoning with, estimating, navigating or otherwise using spatial information, and the effect of spatial information on behavior.
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Preference is the comparison of alternatives based on the value (or utility) which a decision-maker assigns to them.
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For questions regarding building a competency in a particular area, or the act of helping others attain such a competency.
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An approach to cognitive science that models mental/behavioral phenomena as an emergent process of interconnected networks of simple units.
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For questions about mathematical models or psychology of conflict and cooperation between multiple decision-makers. If your question is specifically about rationality, consider that tag instead.
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For questions that study the effects of video games on the brain/mind or that use video games as a methodology for studies in the cognitive sciences.
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Examining helping behavior, motivations and payoffs; related to altruism.
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For questions about specific phobias, general phobias, treatments for them, and the cognitive bases for their existence
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