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For questions about this branch of psychology which seeks to classify and characterize mental disorders. Aberrant or socially maladaptive thought patterns are the earmarks of many of these disorders,…
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Adaptation generally refers to processes involved in coping with external environmental changes. It is a broad term including evolutionary (e.g., Darwinian) evolution on a time scale of millions of ye…
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For questions about the use and abuse of substances or behaviors that provoke a consequence
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For questions regarding symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (inattentiveness, hyperactivity, or impulsivity, and combinations thereof) or adult Attention Def…
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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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A computational modeling paradigm that models phenomena as dynamical systems of interacting autonomous agents.
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For questions relating to behaviors which intentionally harm or cause discomfort for other people.
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For questions about changes with time in cognition, perception, and emotion in adults.
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The effects of alcohol consumption on brain chemistry, cognition, emotions and behaviour. The excessive consumption of alcohol. Alcohol dependence, alcoholism.
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For questions about altruistic behavior, its underlying processes and its implications.
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For question regarding different aspect of Alzheimer's disease, such as symptoms, diagnosis or treatment.
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For questions focusing on memory loss caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma. This is different to forgetfulness. If your question involves forgetfulness or specific disorders such…
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Questions about the cognitive bias of anchoring, where an initial piece of information will have a greater weight of importance than latter information.
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The study of cognition in animals other than humans.
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For macroscale questions about the study of humanity through anthropological methods such as ethnography and comparative linguistics.
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The feeling of unease experienced by a person, when faced with a perceived threat. (akin to nervousness and/or fear.) Anxiety encompasses a complex range of symptoms and triggers; ranging from a usefu…
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a format for academic documents such as journal articles and books. It is codified in the style guide of the American Psychological Association (APA), titled the Publication Manual of the…
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For questions on waking from sleep or a heightened level of autonomic activity.
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For questions regarding this interdisciplinary subject (largely a subdiscipline of computer science) which strives to create intelligent machines.
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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 regarding how the brain and mind filter out different aspects of the environment to attend to others with greater salience, and experimental paradigms that explore these mechanisms or th…
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For questions about people's positive, negative, or ambivalent assessments of different objects or cultural constructs.
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Physical or psychological attraction, causing an individual to emotionally value and seek an object
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a concept in social psychology referring to how individuals explain causes of behavior and events.
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For questions pertaining to the sensation or perception of sound and its localization
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For questions regarding the brain's ability to distinguish sounds heard in speech, or (more generically) to distinguish between different auditory signals.
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For questions about the disorder of neurodevelopment noted by social impairment and communications difficulties, which often are accompanied by restrictive and repetitive behaviors.
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For questions about people and animals doing activities using automatic response patterns.
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For questions about perceiving, feeling or otherwise being conscious of observations without necessarily understanding them.
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For questions about the Bayesian framework for cognitive modeling. The field is concerned with studying the effectiveness of modeling humans as Bayesian agents, and inferring their mental states base…
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The study of the impact of psychological processes (e.g., cognitive, emotional) on economic behavior and decision making.