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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."


May
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reviewed Reviewed Why do our senses evoke different subjective experiences
May
31
answered Can prolonged neural adaptation lead to HPPD?
May
28
awarded  Nice Question
May
25
comment Does dream recall disturb the processes of memory consolidation?
Thanks, @AlexStone, I'll take a look at that. I know that there are definitely tonic vs. phasic REM (eye movements or not), and dreaming is associated with phasic.
May
20
comment Does dream recall interfere with “reverse learning”? (Crick and Mitchison's theory of REM sleep)
Related but not a duplicate: cogsci.stackexchange.com/questions/223/…
May
10
reviewed Close Do widespread brain toxins explain violence rates?
May
10
reviewed Close In what ways can someone increase their brain function while reading
May
10
reviewed Reviewed Can we increase our higher order thinking (HOT) skills by practicing inductive reasoning?
May
10
reviewed No Action Needed How long should I work before taking a break?
May
10
reviewed Reviewed Neurotransmitters appearance in the evolutionary process
May
10
reviewed No Action Needed Is there a place where I can find inconsistent images?
May
10
reviewed Reviewed Difference between Instinct and Intuition
May
10
comment Difference between Instinct and Intuition
Do you have an authoritative reference for these?
May
10
reviewed Satisfactory Which branch of psychology deals with decision making under stress?
May
10
reviewed Excellent Training for the corpus callosum?
May
10
reviewed Excellent Can we draw conclusions about content of thoughts from neural firing patterns?
May
10
reviewed Excellent Do children follow parents' phobias genetically or by learning?
May
10
reviewed Needs Improvement Devices that detect when someone is falling asleep
May
10
reviewed Excellent Term for incentives working without conscious awareness
May
10
reviewed Excellent Are cortisol measures more reliable than self-reported fear measures for looking at difference scores?