Tags

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.

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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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For questions about changes with time in cognition, perception, and emotion in adults.
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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…
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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 on the value placed on certain sensory stimuli, usually those of art, beauty, and taste.
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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.
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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…
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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 how to effectively learn, study and teach about the cognitive sciences.
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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 about hunger, eating, food preferences, effects of food, and related phenomena.
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Questions about neurotransmitter dopamine or 3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine. Dopamine production, deficiency and drug interaction and illnesses affected by or effecting dopamine levels.
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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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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 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 about people's positive, negative, or ambivalent assessments of different objects or cultural constructs.
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For questions about post-traumatic stress disorder, its diagnosis, its treatment, and its etiology
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For questions on traumatic or congenital injury to the central nervous system.
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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 that deal with substances injected or ingested into the body for various physiological or psychological effects.
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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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Examining helping behavior, motivations and payoffs; related to altruism.
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For questions about writing and publishing in the cognitive sciences.
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For questions regarding the process through which routines of behaviors can become automatic or the after-effects of when a behavior has become automatic.
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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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for questions on the scientific psychological study of religion and spirituality
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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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The psychic break from reality. The inability to distinguish between reality and fantasy; fantasy being the construct of distorted perception, thought and/or hallucinations.
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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 comparison of alternatives based on the value (or utility) which a decision-maker assigns to them.
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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…
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For requesting empirical validation studies of questionnaires, IQ tests, psychometric instruments and other measures.
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For questions about psychological processes related to jokes, humour, laughter and related phenomena.