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Ben Brocka
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How is it that taking a break from a problem sometimes allows you to figure out the answer?

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Does writing something down help memorize it?

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Is there a term for trying to remember a word, but only remembering its first letter?

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Is there a correlation between high IQ and creativity?

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How is a young child able to learn language so easily?

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Is there a term for individuals who can "visualize" numbers and advanced mathematics?

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Are spaced flashcards effective for learning?

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What is the definition of sanity? How can I prove someone either sane or insane?

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What was the experiment where you pour liquid from a tall container to a short one and ask a child which has more?

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Any work being done on Perception, Action, and/or Cognition in Video games?

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What can we learn from the neural networks of C.elegans to understand human brains?

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Public domain scientific intelligence test available for use in research

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How can I find open access journals for cognitive science research?

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What is the term for "What has been seen cannot be unseen" in cognitive sciences?

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What is a neurobiological explanation of borderline personality disorder?

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Bias by which we tend to accept vague descriptions of ourselves

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Why are some people unable to easily memorize the lyrics to a song?

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Does teaching a bird an artificial task like eating from a feeder hurt its performance in the wild?

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Do persons with autism have a bigger genetic predisposition to psychosis/schizophrenia?

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Does not consistently providing a reward strengthen operant conditioning?

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How does posture affect cerebral blood flow?

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Why is it easier to remember the correct response for problems with many options rather than just two?

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Is there a field of research based around music and emotion in the brain?

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How does knowledge about a subject aid in its recall?

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Is there a technical term for "fear of the unknown"?

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Do children show top-down processing as much as adults do?

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What is the relationship between self-perceptions and actual driving ability?

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Are there any laws of memory?

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Measuring meta-intelligence

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Simulate colorblindness in non-colorblind individuals