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I am a Moderator Pro Tempore for this site. That means I do things like handling flags, approving/rejecting edits, and generally help the community in any way I can. I'm here to help! If you have a question, I try to stay in our chat room almost all the time, even if I'm not at my computer. To get my attention, just post a message in chat with @Josh in it, and I'll respond as soon as I can.

I can also be reached from my website or via email at cogsci -at- josh -dot- gitlin -dot- name. If you have an any issues please don't hesitate to contact me.

I am not actually a Cognitive Scientist. I am a Systems Engineer for Amazon.com, and formerly Chief Technology Officer and the senior software developer at Digital Fruition, LLC. I am an avid user of Stack Exchange sites and fascinated by the workings of the mysterious and complex computer we call the human mind.

I believe firmly in this community and try to do do everything I can to help it grow! I am frequently on Meta where we discuss issues about this site. I'm very approachable. If you have a question or an issue, find me in chat or @ me on one of my posts. While I may not be the most knowledgable user about Cognitive Sciences on our site, I know a lot about Stack Exchange!


Jul
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reviewed Approve neurobiology tag wiki excerpt
Jul
6
reviewed Approve neurobiology tag wiki
Jul
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reviewed Approve synchronization tag wiki excerpt
Jul
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reviewed Approve synchronization tag wiki
Jun
26
comment How are autistic savants able to perform certain mathematical computations so quickly?
Related question about child prodigies and math.
Jun
26
accepted Does not consistently providing a reward strengthen operant conditioning?
Jun
22
revised Why do we prefer visually aligned objects?
edited tags
Jun
22
comment What test can be used to measure memory?
Welcome Don! Your question has a negative score right now because as others have mentioned, it is overly broad. In it's current form it is likely to be closed. I recommend you edit your question to address the community's concerns. If you need any help, just comment here and let us know. Thanks and again, welcome to the site!
Jun
20
reviewed Approve agent-based-modeling tag wiki excerpt
Jun
20
reviewed Approve agent-based-modeling tag wiki
Jun
20
comment What are the benefits of dyslexia?
Hey @Ash, welcome to the site! I converted your answer to a comment as it's more personal experience than a scientific answer, but I appreciated it! It fits in line with the experience I described in my question.
Jun
19
reviewed Approve test tag wiki
Jun
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reviewed Approve performance tag wiki
Jun
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reviewed Approve emotion tag wiki excerpt
Jun
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reviewed Approve emotion tag wiki
Jun
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reviewed Approve consciousness tag wiki
Jun
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reviewed Approve memory tag wiki
Jun
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reviewed Approve data tag wiki excerpt
Jun
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reviewed Approve data tag wiki
Jun
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reviewed Approve sleep tag wiki