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For questions about performance or neurophysiological differences between male and female individuals.
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For questions concerning the area of psychophysics that deals with discernment of information-bearing stimuli from background noise or other distractions.
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For questions about mental processes that are not available to consciousness.
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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…
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For questions about the neurobiological or psychological bases of performing symbolic or numeric computations.
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For questions regarding the sensation (transduction) and perception of sound information by the brain in humans and animals
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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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For questions pertaining to the sensation or perception of sound and its localization
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The study of consumer behavior: why and how people making purchasing decisions.
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For questions regarding the study of psychology with an aim to discover cross-cultural differences and invariance.
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For questions about the ability of the nervous system to enact changes in structure and connectivity in response to input from the environment. These important changes govern the processes of learnin…
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For questions about the psychological effects of having or raising children, on either the children or the parents themselves.
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For questions regarding the elapsed time between a given stimulus and a response, testing this value, and interpreting the results in light of processing
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For questions involving the scientific basis (anatomical substrates, neurotransmitter imbalances, behavioral changes, and pharmacotherapies) of this disorder
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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…
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For questions about the scientific study of the effects of pharmaceutical and general drugs on perception, behavior, mood and cognition.
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For questions about organisms' ability to make reasoned decisions that are optimal for achieving a goal or solving a problem.
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The study of what actions an agent should take in a stochastic environment in order to maximize a cumulative reward.
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For questions regarding the perception of time
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For questions about the physiological and embryological foundations of neural development
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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 the influence of behavioral and environmental pressures on the physical well-being of humans
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for questions about hunger, eating, food preference, the effect of food, and other related phenomena
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For questions about working with or obtaining specific data sets.
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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 on the value placed on certain sensory stimuli, usually those of art, beauty, and taste.
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For questions regarding diffuse feeling states that are not directed at a specific object, person, or situation. Mood is sometimes used to describe relatively long-lasting emotions.
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For questions about the quantitative study of varying a stimulus's properties to observe the effect on sensation (and perception)
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For questions regarding the psychotherapeutic technique which Sigmund Freud pioneered, which involves techniques of dream interpretation and free association. Jung was also instrumental in its develo…
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For questions about writing and publishing in the cognitive sciences.
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For questions about working memory, testing its capabilities/capacity, and underlying anatomical substrates
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For questions about using this technique as a research or assessment method, and the processes involved in scoring/statistical analyses of surveys
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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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For questions on neurological or psychological disorders that have a basis in chromosomal abnormalities and/or are heritable
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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.…
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The study of cognition about cognition, or the subject's knowledge concerning their own cognitive processes or anything related to them.