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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."


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revised What are different ways to determine centroids of fMRI activation, their drawbacks and perks?
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22
revised Overcoming the effect of Limerence?
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Dec
22
reviewed Close What is the scientific support for Einstein's claim about the negative effects of reading too much?
Dec
21
comment What's the difference between projecting and mirroring?
Way to salvage this question with your answer, I don't know what the asker was thinking.
Dec
21
comment Will Our Brain Speed Reduce As Our Memory “Mail Boxes” Fill Up?
Metaphors will only carry one so far in such instances. Memories are linked together by different modalities (as hearing a familiar tune may help evoke the memory of long-forgotten song lyrics), and represent much more than "mailboxes".
Dec
20
revised How does the brain process concurrent visual or sensory data?
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Dec
20
revised Source for standardized audio files for an experiment in German
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Dec
20
revised Are there any cutting edge techniques that enable to acquire foreign language at relatively fast pace?
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Dec
19
revised Validity of regression therapy and degree of acceptance of the subject within the psychology community
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Dec
19
revised Can we stop the brain from processing a particular task?
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Dec
19
reviewed Reviewed Is a Hopfield network with a continuous activation variable and a discrete time variable possible?
Dec
17
revised Overcoming the effect of Limerence?
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Dec
16
revised Does the transcription method used (e.g., printing, handwriting, typing, voice recording, etc.) affect memory retention?
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revised Is it possible to measure the differences in processing and interpretation of reality between individuals?
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Dec
13
reviewed Reviewed What neural mechanism explains the tendency to visually attend to the whole scene before attending to details?
Dec
11
revised Is there evidence for a unique isolated internal representation of loved ones?
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11
reviewed Reviewed Are there any cutting edge techniques that enable to acquire foreign language at relatively fast pace?
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reviewed Reviewed How do graphic objects in data visualisation facilitate ease of interpretation?
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8
reviewed Leave Open Psychopaths' Response to Expected Losses?
Dec
8
reviewed Reviewed Why a person may have a temptation to do something unrelated when doing especially important thing?