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answered How technical can cognitive science get during a Master's?
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comment How technical can cognitive science get during a Master's?
I think discussions of CogSci graduate programs are a useful contribution. I'll write an answer version in a somewhat more general way.
May
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comment How technical can cognitive science get during a Master's?
The Drexel Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences program (drexel.edu/psychology/academics/graduate/acbs/overview) is a good choice (full disclosure: I'm faculty in that program). We emphasize quantitative training in modeling and statistical methods and prepare students for careers in both academia and industry. Our Masters program is based on essentially the same coursework as our PhD program.
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comment What kind of cognitive psych journals are receptive to clinicians without any publications?
I think clinical psychology journals would be her best option either way. Without new data, comments from others about reviewing existing models and data are even more critical. Unfairly, scientists often don't like new theories or models being proposed by people without a scientific track record, so I would recommend a journal with double-blind review, so her ideas can be evaluated on their merits and not on her name recognition.
Apr
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comment What kind of cognitive psych journals are receptive to clinicians without any publications?
Regarding evidence base: a key issue is whether she will be reporting the results of systematic data collection or anectodal observations. If she has consistent clinical notes, she could do a systematic retroactive data analysis (as in systematic chart reviews in medical research). More generally, clinical psychology journals (esp. those focusing on pediatric or developmental psychopathology or neuropsychology) will probably be more receptive to this kind of work than cognitive psychology journals.
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reviewed Approve A subtle test for color-blindness
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answered Is there a technical term for when the brain recalls an incorrect, but almost correct answer when trying to recall a word/name?
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comment Can scientific evidence support concepts of the soul?
You may be interested in this recent paper: Clarke, P.G.H. (2014). Neuroscience, quantum indeterminism and the Cartesian soul. Brain and Cognition, 84(1), 109-117. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bandc.2013.11.008.
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comment Psychological journal that focuses on publishing interesting psychological datasets
Behavior Research Methods publishes papers about norms and other data sets that may be of interest to a wide range of researchers.
Jul
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comment Research on “probabilistic thinking” in non-human animals?
You may want to check out research using the Iowa Gambling Task, which seems very similar to the scenario you described.
Jul
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comment To what degree does environment govern the severity of symptoms in schizophrenia?
It is important to keep in mind that genetic factors are easily exaggerated. For schizophrenia, having a first-degree relative with the disorder raises the risk from below 1% to 6.5% (article), but that still means that the vast, vast majority (93.5%) of people with a first-degree relative who has schizophrenia do not develop it.