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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 Are autonomy, mastery, and purpose the most important motivators?
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reviewed Reviewed What is the brain power devoted to vision and haptics?
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reviewed Reviewed Is there a cognitive psychology theory for social curiosity?
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revised What causes laughter?
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revised Can non-verbal communication in interpersonal relationships be taught rather than acquired?
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revised Is sub-vocalization when reading and writing merely a symptom of lack of fluency?
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reviewed Reviewed What is the name of the effect whereby socialising in a group reinforces group beliefs?
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revised Can scary movies trigger fight or flight and why can a person enjoy this while another does not?
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reviewed Reviewed Are presence questionnaires valid in a between-subjects design?
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comment Do lucid dream eyemasks work?
I didn't vote to close it or anything in the chance that someone might come along with some information like that. I suspect it will be more of a marketing thing, but I think it might be an interesting topic for a question even without the mask portion.
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comment Do lucid dream eyemasks work?
I think this question might be better suited for Skeptics.
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awarded  Custodian
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revised What explains habitual or even occasional incidences of self-talk?
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revised How do songs trigger memories associated with previous experiences of listening to the song?
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revised Does breastfeeding lead to increased intelligence?
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reviewed Reviewed How can I create computer based psychology experiments using OS X?
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revised How can I create computer based psychology experiments using OS X?
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reviewed Reviewed Psychological research on memorability of passwords?
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reviewed Reviewed Why do humans have sex in private?
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awarded  Necromancer