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May
9
revised What is the effect of merely expecting an interruption on performance?
removed cognition tag
May
9
revised Is there any evidence to support a correlation between how much bodily energy you are using, and how quickly time appears to pass?
trying to phase out cognition in favor of other tags
May
8
awarded  Revival
May
7
comment Asaccadia adaptation
this is a good explanation of what saccades are and why they are needed. Except for the very short first paragraph, I am not sure that it answers the main question of what happens if a person lacks them, how do they compensate. Could you expand on this?
May
7
comment How does neural spiking begin in the fetus?
@JohnPick this question might also be of interest to you as a continuation of your previous questions on the topic.
May
7
revised How does evolution help in Minsky's theory of a resourceful mind?
theory-of-the-mind is the question of other minds, philosophy of mind is the more appropriate tag
May
7
revised References for biologically plausible models of knowledge representation?
replaced the representation tag which is unused by other questions by the reference-request tag that is fitting and bumped a good question to the front page.
May
7
comment How to estimate IQ for public figures?
The hope is to have answers that don't need to be prefaced with such comments. If you flushed out your answer into an actual model, or made reference to someone who did, then I would upvote it. At this point I don't see how you are stating something that would actual get an interested party closer to answering the question. Maybe I am just missing some subtle point in your answer, in which case I hope others pick up on it. If you have more concerns about this, join me in chat. I apologize if my comment was discouraging.
May
7
comment Introductory resources on developmental psychology/neuroscience
I formatted the question to move your background to be after the question. I can't recommend a specific resource, but I will bring this question to the attention of those that might. However, if you know a little bit of background on the first sample-question you list, then I would love to see that filled out into a separate full question here on cogsci.SE. The more specific question might get you some partial answers and references to get the ball rolling in learning dev-psych.
May
7
revised Introductory resources on developmental psychology/neuroscience
formatted the question
May
7
revised What are the appraisals tendencies for fear and anger?
The question seems to be mostly about appraisals not actions, since OP states that they understand the action part in the first paragraph
May
7
revised How to estimate IQ for public figures?
edited tags
May
7
revised What is the state of the art in computerised coding of Thematic Apperception Tests (TATs)?
edited tags
May
7
comment Can experience alter one's preferences for beauty?
do you have a reference to support the "Another example" paragraph or is it based on a personal appraisal (same for the preceding paragraph, actually)?
May
7
comment Is it possible for humans to conceive of being dead?
Could you include a reference to the study mentioned in point 3? (As in, does Cave include a proper reference at the back of the book or the footnote?)
May
7
revised Is it possible for humans to conceive of being dead?
added a link to Bering's CV so others can try to track down the relevant study and highlighted the question.
May
7
comment Is it possible for humans to conceive of being dead?
I don't understand how this answer goes beyond the reasoning employed by Cave and already quoted in the question. The only thing that is not in the question is a suggested "exercise", which I don't see as any more likely to produce results that 'imagine your own death' and the suggestion to poll people that have been clinically dead. If you included links to studies that have done either and analyzed the results, then the answer would be more than just speculation.
May
7
revised Is it possible for humans to conceive of being dead?
retagged (we are trying to remove use of cognition tag, and this isn't really about perception as it is studied).
May
7
comment How to estimate IQ for public figures?
I don't think this is really an answer, and could be easily summarized as a comment: "use statistics and bayesian inference". This could be an answer if you provided some sources for how to obtain reasonable priors (instead of taking a random personal guess) or even a complete model. At this point you are just stating the obvious (which is more or less done in the question body): gather information and conclude the most likely IQ.
May
7
revised How to estimate IQ for public figures?
MathJaxed the math