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For questions regarding building a competency in a particular area, or the act of helping others attain such a competency.
For questions about changes with time in cognition, perception, and emotion in adults.
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 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…
For questions on the value placed on certain sensory stimuli, usually those of art, beauty, and taste.
For questions about neural oscillation patterns, such as the delta (1–4 Hz), theta (4–8 Hz), alpha (8–13Hz), beta (13–30 Hz) or gamma (30–70 Hz) waves, and their associations with behavior.
a model of personality which posits that people's traits vary on five broad dimensions. The five factors are neuroticism, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness t…
For questions regarding the relationship of features to one side of the body or the other, e.g., handedness
For questions about how to effectively learn, study and teach about the cognitive sciences.
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…
For questions about hunger, eating, food preferences, effects of food, and related phenomena.
Questions about neurotransmitter dopamine or 3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine. Dopamine production, deficiency and drug interaction and illnesses affected by or effecting dopamine levels.
For questions on the debate between innate or genetic factors (nature) versus environmental factors (nurture) in the cognitive sciences.
An interdisciplinary academic field dedicated to understanding political science, politicians and political behavior through the use of psychological theories.
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.
For questions about people's positive, negative, or ambivalent assessments of different objects or cultural constructs.
For questions about post-traumatic stress disorder, its diagnosis, its treatment, and its etiology
For questions on traumatic or congenital injury to the central nervous system.
For questions about the ability for humans or animals to control their level of attention to a stimulus.
For questions that deal with substances injected or ingested into the body for various physiological or psychological effects.
For questions about specific phobias, general phobias, treatments for them, and the cognitive bases for their existence
Examining helping behavior, motivations and payoffs; related to altruism.
For questions about writing and publishing in the cognitive sciences.
For questions regarding the process through which routines of behaviors can become automatic or the after-effects of when a behavior has become automatic.
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.
for questions on the scientific psychological study of religion and spirituality
For questions regarding the psychological basis of this disease featuring periodic bouts of mania and depression, its treatment, and pharmacological treatments for the condition
The psychic break from reality. The inability to distinguish between reality and fantasy; fantasy being the construct of distorted perception, thought and/or hallucinations.
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…
the comparison of alternatives based on the value (or utility) which a decision-maker assigns to them.
For questions about understanding fundamental legal principles, particularly with regard to expert witness testimony and the specific content area of concern (e.g., competence to stand trial, child cu…
For requesting empirical validation studies of questionnaires, IQ tests, psychometric instruments and other measures.