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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."


Sep
28
reviewed No Action Needed Is there a name for having an obsessive interest in new topics for short periods of time?
Sep
28
reviewed Reviewed Why do people laugh in serious situations?
Sep
28
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Study of recollection of drawings based on labels
Sep
21
reviewed No Action Needed Annoyance in animals
Sep
21
reviewed Close Difference between meditating and watching a movie
Sep
21
reviewed No Action Needed Difference between parallel processing done by human brain and by computers
Sep
11
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to compute auditory steady state responses?
Sep
11
reviewed Reject and Edit suggested edit on Is the SPAD-T textual analysis software still available?
Sep
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why do people commit suicide?
Sep
4
reviewed Leave Open Extreme empathy and social anxiety
Sep
4
reviewed Leave Open Would it be possible for a person to have social anxiety and yet be an extrovert who shows signs of extreme empathy?
Sep
4
reviewed Looks OK Would it be possible for a person to have social anxiety and yet be an extrovert who shows signs of extreme empathy?
Aug
26
reviewed No Action Needed What are the psychological mechanisms behind arrogance?
Aug
24
reviewed Leave Open What is a good rough rule of thumb regarding required sample size for questionnaire studies?
Aug
24
reviewed Leave Open What causes an inability to recall a melody, beat, or music?
Aug
24
reviewed Reject suggested edit on What is the effect of income on an adolescent's reward response to monetary vs. social reward?
Aug
2
reviewed Leave Open What causes people to rapidly lose skill after becoming moderately good at something?
Aug
2
reviewed Satisfactory What to call measures obtained between pre-test and post-test?
Aug
2
reviewed Satisfactory Name for the need to reply “you can’t fire me, I quit”
Aug
2
reviewed Excellent Do we have a predisposition to view visual stimuli in a clockwise pattern?