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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."


Oct
6
reviewed Leave Open About the possibility of 'Robot Psychology'
Oct
4
reviewed No Action Needed Does the brain burn more calories when “thinking quickly”?
Oct
4
reviewed Reviewed Universal Mind? Nature or Nurture?
Oct
4
reviewed Reviewed Is the mind's adaptation to increased traveling speeds, physical or psychological?
Oct
4
reviewed Reviewed Research into relation between constructed language choices and measurable cognitive skills
Oct
4
reviewed Reviewed Terminology for introvert's frustration after excessive social exposure
Oct
4
reviewed Close About the Turing test and a Robot's psychology
Oct
4
reviewed Reviewed What's the major difference between mind and brain?
Oct
1
reviewed Reviewed Are there any pragmatic uses of hallucinogens?
Oct
1
reviewed Reviewed Why do scientists say brains are faster than computers?
Oct
1
reviewed Reviewed Is learning and memory formation mostly comprised of new synapses forming, or already-existent synapses strengthening?
Oct
1
reviewed Reviewed Are topics experienced later in the day more likely to be present in dreams?
Oct
1
reviewed Reviewed Why does optogenetics not mean that perfect brain-computer interfaces are possible?
Sep
28
reviewed Reviewed Study of recollection of drawings based on labels
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 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