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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."


Mar
7
reviewed No Action Needed Is fear rational?
Mar
7
reviewed No Action Needed Why do people feel the need to make changes to a solution presented by another person?
Mar
7
reviewed No Action Needed What effects does spending a lot of time in online communities have on interpersonal skills?
Mar
3
reviewed Reviewed Learning of new concepts being impeded by an error in previous work
Mar
3
reviewed No Action Needed Learning of new concepts being impeded by an error in previous work
Feb
27
reviewed No Action Needed What is it called when a student tends to speak about what he knows?
Feb
27
reviewed Leave Open What is it called when a student tends to speak about what he knows?
Feb
25
reviewed No Action Needed How much information is lost when conveying an experience or emotion to another person?
Feb
21
reviewed No Action Needed What is the upper bound on rate of learning in young adults?
Feb
20
comment What computerized EEG analysis algorithms are there?
This appears to be legitimately free (hosted on the author's university archive) upcommons.upc.edu/e-prints/bitstream/2117/9398/1/…
Feb
20
comment Does an exceptional working memory inhibit intelligence?
I don't disagree with you, but having some references to back up your assertions couldn't hurt.
Feb
18
comment What computerized EEG analysis algorithms are there?
(and as an informal answer to your actual question, there are a lot of algorithms to remove eye movement noise from recordings, but you usually need an electrode by the eye to pick up the movements)
Feb
17
comment What computerized EEG analysis algorithms are there?
Well, even good electrodes pick those things up to some extent, but the better the connection you can get with the scalp (i.e., conductive paste, etc.) the better your chances of getting actual EEG readings.
Feb
17
awarded  Marshal
Feb
17
reviewed Approve How to adjust SSE or RMSE for the number of free parameters in the model?
Feb
17
comment What computerized EEG analysis algorithms are there?
I had commented on one of your questions a while ago that even though the band may be "commercial-grade" you're still basically getting forehead EMG instead of EEG readings. I'll see if I can formulate an answer a bit later on some of the other points, though!
Feb
16
reviewed Reviewed Images on personal computers - Which aspect of size to keep constant?
Feb
16
reviewed No Action Needed Images on personal computers - Which aspect of size to keep constant?
Feb
16
reviewed Reviewed Why are most people right handed?
Feb
15
reviewed No Action Needed Is acrophobia connected to falling in dreams?