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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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reviewed Reviewed What articles use structural equation modelling in a meta-analytic context to model mediation?
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revised Do persons with autism have a bigger genetic predisposition to psychosis/schizophrenia?
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comment Are there professional cognitive science test subjects?
I can't think of any landmark studies, but there are certainly a lot of examples of this in the literature. Sports psychology is a big field in and of itself.
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reviewed Reviewed Is there an actionable branch of cognitive science?
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comment Is there an actionable branch of cognitive science?
"Neuroengineering" is a nascent branch of biomedical engineering, and there are a few programs out there.
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comment What regulates the strength of motoric signals?
I don't have time for a full answer right now, but I'll grab some resources on this later. Essentially, it has to do with both recruiting more motor units in the spinal cord and the additivity of increased firing rates.
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comment How well defined is ADD/ADHD?
It's certainly fine to be dubious of such things, and I don't necessarily disagree with you, but it would make your question stronger if you had some sources to back up your initial claims.
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