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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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For questions pertaining to short-term emotional states
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For questions regarding perception of a stimulus without any actual stimulus being present, particularly in the context of psychiatric illness or recreational drug use
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Questions about how hypnosis works, it's application and efficacy. Any research about such.
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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.
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For questions regarding the practice of training the mind via concentration and rituals. These behaviors may be done with or without a religious context.
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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 this area, which strives to include enough information with a publication or make data publicly available for other scientists to be able to repeat the experiments in the interest …
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For questions about maintaining a mental image or internal representation of an object or concept
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The ability to understand that others have mental states such as beliefs, desires and intentions that are different from one's own.
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For questions regarding the condition where the input of one sense elicits the perception of unrelated sense(s), such as seeing shapes as having innate colors
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Pain: emotional, mental, physical. The effect of pain upon mood, behaviour and brain chemistry. The neurological process of pain. Factors affecting a person's ability to cope with pain. Chronic pain, …
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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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For questions regarding the relationship of features to one side of the body or the other, e.g., handedness
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a perceived threat of danger to one's own or another's personal safety. The emotion, possibly, triggering the "flight and fight" response. Possibly an extension …
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For questions on waking from sleep or a heightened level of autonomic activity.
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For questions about the psychology of tricking or manipulating others with falsehoods
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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.
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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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a framework mapping functions, dynamics and learning onto neurons, allowing for testing and creating of large-scale, biologically-plausible models.
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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 pertaining to the scientific study of social networks or social network analysis.
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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 specifically related to instruction in the cognitive sciences, in formal and informal situations; for general questions about teaching and education see the educational-psychology tag
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For questions about the scientific basis of psychological advantages/disadvantages of approaching life with an optimistic outlook.
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Questions about the psychology and neuroscience of creativity.
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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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The study of the impact of psychological processes (e.g., cognitive, emotional) on economic behavior and decision making.
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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 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 surrounding the philosophical and psychological contributions of Carl Jung
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for questions about psychological processes related to jokes, humour, laughter and related phenomena. Also see social-psychology tag.
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For questions about moral reasoning, moral development, and the psychology of morality in general. Note that questions about whether something is or is not moral is typically more of a philosophical q…
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For questions regarding the acquisition of knowledge through means other than reasoning.