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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 psychological effects of having or raising children, on either the children or the parents themselves.
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For questions regarding the organization and identification of transducted sensory information in the brain and its interpretation and consolidation in the mind
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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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Questions relating to the enactment of tasks within society and how this reflects on our internal characteristics. Tests and other assessments can act as measures of performance.
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For questions about the individual patterns of behavior, emotion, or attitude that humans display.
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For questions about this branch of philosophy that studies the nature of the mind, consciousness and their relationship to neurobiology.
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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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For questions about characteristics that humans or animals find appealing on a sexual or aesthetic level.
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For questions about the interaction of the brain/mind with function and structure of the rest of the body. If your question is specifically about the physiology of the central (or peripheral) nervous …
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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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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 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 basis of psychological advantages/disadvantages of approaching life with an optimistic outlook.
An implicit memory effect in which exposure to one stimulus influences a response to a subsequent stimulus, without the person having awareness of it
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For questions regarding the processes through which humans, animals, or artificial systems reason through a challenge and the means by which they select a solution.
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For questions about the implicit form of long term memory which stores how to do an activity.
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The conscious or subconscious delay of doing or facing a task or situation, to circumvent some degree of uncomfortability. Whether that uncomfortability be simple or profound, eg from boredom to deepl…
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Examining helping behavior, motivations and payoffs; related to altruism.
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The discipline of medicine which focuses on the treatment of mental disorders, using a combination of pharmacotherapy, behavioral ("talk") therapy, and innovative experimental therapies (e.g., transcr…
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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 the scientific study of the effects of pharmaceutical and general drugs on perception, behavior, mood and cognition.
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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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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 about post-traumatic stress disorder, its diagnosis, its treatment, and its etiology
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For questions about writing and publishing in the cognitive sciences.
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The subjective experience of sensory perceptions, including taste, sight, smell, hearing, and touch.
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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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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 about the psychological or neuroscientific basis of learning to read, reading comprehension in children or adults, or deficits/disorders of reading ability.
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