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comment Introductory material on psychophysics with a focus on visual stimuli
Could you narrow down your question a bit? As it stands now, it's too broad to get an exact answer.
Jul
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comment Can people alleviate a negative halo effect about them?
I clarified the "halo effect" aspect in case people hadn't heard of it (I hadn't!)
Jul
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revised Can people alleviate a negative halo effect about them?
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Jul
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reviewed Approve halo-effect tag wiki excerpt
Jul
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revised Why do prices ending in 99, e.g., 0.99, 199 or 1999.9 convince consumers to buy?
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Jul
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comment Comprehensive list of cognitive techniques in CBT
Self-help questions are generally off topic here, but I think this is general enough. I think the term you are looking for is "cognitive distortions" though.
Jul
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comment Comprehensive list of cognitive techniques in CBT
The writing is powerful and dense, but it's accessible.
Jul
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comment Comprehensive list of cognitive techniques in CBT
I'm sure they are online somewhere (I don't know where, though, sorry). However, for $15 you can get the theory and practice right from the horse's mouth: amazon.com/Cognitive-Therapy-Emotional-Disorders-Psychology/dp/…
Jun
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revised Is the mathematician's activity psychologically healthy?
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Jun
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revised Is it possible to become totally envy free?
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Jun
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reviewed No Action Needed To what extent does bilingualism help in education?
Jun
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reviewed Approve Is the mathematician's activity psychologically healthy?
Jun
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comment Possibility of using the effects of sleep to induce a virtual environment?
That is not to discourage you. I like this question, I upvoted it, so keep at it. I'm just trying to say that there's a "science fact" here that in many ways is much more interesting if you look at it more deeply.
Jun
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comment Possibility of using the effects of sleep to induce a virtual environment?
is probably still decades away.
Jun
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comment Possibility of using the effects of sleep to induce a virtual environment?
@Nick If you look up some of Eberhard Fetz's papers on the motor cortex from the 1970s (many are freely available now), you'll see that it has taken us 40 years of painstaking research on the nature of the motor cortex to get this far. If you look into the the "BrainGate" technology that drives the robot arm research, you'll see it's only been tested on two patients prior to this, both unfortunately passed away, and the original company went bankrupt in the process. While I enjoy the fact that the work has finally been adapted for human beings, your full virtual reality experience
Jun
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revised Current diagnostic interviews for DSM-V
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Jun
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comment Why prefer “99% fat free” to “1% fat”?
@JeromyAnglim Eh, I'd like to try it out, if it's just noise we can send it to the tag graveyard eventually.
Jun
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revised Why prefer “99% fat free” to “1% fat”?
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comment Why prefer “99% fat free” to “1% fat”?
@jeromy Thanks for digging up consumer-psych. I think neuromarketing is a good buzzword to attract future visitors, though. Maybe I'm out of touch.
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