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(a.k.a. jonsca here)

Sir Charles Scott Sherrington is one of my science heroes, so I'm featuring him on my cogsci profile. He is often credited with coining the word "synapse."


Jun
20
reviewed Reviewed Is it true that nice guys are selected last by females?
Jun
18
comment Is quantum tunneling required for nerve signals to cross the dendritic synaptic barrier?
Ummmmmmm, what? Beware of someone saying all classical models of the brain are false because they are usually a kook.
Jun
17
reviewed Close Is there a term that describes the personality trait of always desiring more?
Jun
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is rapport a cognitive phenomenon?
Jun
16
reviewed Reviewed Do only humans spend a lot of time daydreaming (or having “stimulus-independent thoughts”)?
Jun
12
reviewed Reviewed What is the difference between a psychopath and sociopath?
Jun
12
reviewed No Action Needed average attention time and average attention compensation time
Jun
12
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Assuming everything has conciousness, can technical hardware have higher level of conciousness than a rock?
Jun
12
revised Why can't people solve a riddle if you tell them irrelevant information?
added 4 characters in body; edited title
Jun
12
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Assuming everything has conciousness, can technical hardware have higher level of conciousness than a rock?
Jun
12
reviewed Close Assuming everything has conciousness, can technical hardware have higher level of conciousness than a rock?
Jun
9
reviewed No Action Needed Explanations of responses to real graphic harm
Jun
9
reviewed Reviewed Assuming everything has conciousness, can technical hardware have higher level of conciousness than a rock?
Jun
7
reviewed Reviewed How can I design a staircase function that converges on a given hit-rate?
Jun
7
reviewed No Action Needed Why do we have so many wishes and desires?
Jun
7
reviewed Leave Open What do brains do when processing information, that Von Neumann machines cannot (yet?) imitate?
Jun
4
comment Is EEG brain-computer interface reliable?
This was great, I think I would have hit all the same points!
Jun
4
reviewed No Action Needed Is there a psychological term for finding your former partner sexually attractive?
Jun
4
reviewed No Action Needed What is a good measure of self-regulation?
Jun
4
reviewed No Action Needed Where do our memories get stored and how are they retrieved again?