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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.
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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 about sound 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 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 peer reviewed publications, formatting and results reporting in the cognitive sciences.
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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.
For questions about the empirically measurable effects of racism, and the neural and psychological processes underlying racism.
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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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looking for a specific article/survey/book on a given topic. It should NOT be applied merely because answers with references are desired.
For questions about statistical regression as it relates to the cognitive sciences.
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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 consistency with which variables can be measured, by different observers or over time.
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for questions on the scientific psychological study of religion and spirituality
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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 …