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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 people more likely to pick the odd one out?
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Dec
17
revised How do personality tests work that require you to choose one of two statement that applies most to you?
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Dec
16
revised How did Ebbinghaus decide on his number of words in a series?
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Dec
10
revised What makes some criminals glamorous to others?
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revised How to gamify a mentoring activity?
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revised How to interpret the meaning of “crossed arms”?
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revised What is the optimal exercise regime for improving cognitive functioning?
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revised Can our brain do trigonometry?
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revised Are colors real?
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Nov
9
revised What is the name of the effect or concept behind getting along better with people after time apart?
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Nov
9
revised Has there been any research done that contrasts point-based and achievement-based gamification methods?
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revised Can rewards incentivise shortcuts to be taken which wouldn't be done otherwise?
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Nov
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revised Are there specific game mechanics that correlate with addictions?
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Nov
9
revised What is the difference between (and importance of) extrinsic vs. intrinsic rewards in gamification?
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Nov
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revised Are points still a relevant mechanic?
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Nov
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revised Are armed offenders ready to use their weapons?
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Nov
9
revised How can I incentivize users to perform creative tasks?
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revised How can employee anxiety over poor evaluation be avoided by management?
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revised Which human instincts do gamification systems appeal to?
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revised How can we determine an appropriate rate of decay for our scoring algorithms?
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