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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 the ability for humans or animals to control their level of attention to a stimulus.
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 cognitive development; the study of acquiring information processing abilities, conceptual resources, perceptual skill, language, and other aspects of brain development and c…
For questions about the neurotransmitter serotonin's role in behavior and cognition.
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 …
For practical questions about performing neuroscience experiments.
For questions regarding the psychological basis of this disease featuring periodic bouts of mania and depression, its treatment, and pharmacological treatments for the condition
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 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.
For questions about the psychological principles behind writing, its mechanics, learning writing, and improving the process.
For questions about changes with time in cognition, perception, and emotion in adults.
For questions about hunger, eating, food preferences, effects of food, and related phenomena.
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 on the value placed on certain sensory stimuli, usually those of art, beauty, and taste.
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 people's positive, negative, or ambivalent assessments of different objects or cultural constructs.
For questions on traumatic or congenital injury to the central nervous system.
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…
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.
Preference is the comparison of alternatives based on the value (or utility) which a decision-maker assigns to them.
For questions about the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, causes, control, consequences, and prevention of criminal behavior, both on the individual and social levels. Criminology is…
For questions about how to effectively learn, study and teach about the cognitive sciences.
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.
An approach to cognitive science that models mental/behavioral phenomena as an emergent process of interconnected networks of simple units.
Examining helping behavior, motivations and payoffs; related to altruism.
For questions regarding the relationship of features to one side of the body or the other, e.g., handedness
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 about ethical issues in clinical practice and the conduct of research. For questions about the psychology of moral reasoning use moral-psychology tag
The process of determining the cause of an illness and check for related complications.