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Jul
14
comment What's the name of this visual search task?
Another question's answer is relevant.
Jun
21
comment When counting a given letter in sentences, why do people tend to omit occurrences in certain common words?
If my hypothesis is correct, then one of the edits changed the meaning of the original question for the worse: If the reader uses the "F" phoneme to scan the sentence for the letter "F", then "OF" will be missed because it has no "F" phoneme. I suggest removing "certain common words" from the edited question and don't add assumptions to questions.
Jun
14
comment Why do participants prefer to give input values that are “round numbers”?
@JeromyAnglim Are you sure this "Answer" answers your question? It's certainly helpful, but it doesn't explain participants' preferences. (Sorry if I'm missing something obvious.)
Jun
7
comment Theoretical limit to the use of mental faculty of the brain
That the brain is a muscle is only a metaphor: Use it or else it degrades.
Jun
1
answered Do people have a tendency to stick to one opinion after they formed it?
May
31
answered Are there any applications of choice modelling to romantic relationships?
May
30
comment What was his name again…ahh got it!
Another cogsci.SE answer goes into some detail on this phenomenon.
May
30
awarded  Enlightened
May
30
awarded  Nice Answer
May
30
comment What was his name again…ahh got it!
This Question is similar to cogsci.stackexchange.com/q/1/421 .
May
29
answered What is the term for judging based on a simulation of the same parameters on oneself
May
25
comment What is the term for judging based on a simulation of the same parameters on oneself
@H.Muster You're right: Egocentrism. You should provide it as the answer.
May
23
revised Visual search: complexity of positive vs negative search tasks
added paragraph about computer algorithm for the same tasks
May
23
answered Visual search: complexity of positive vs negative search tasks
May
21
revised Perceptual flicker when rotating my face
added additional evidence based on another user's suggestion
May
21
comment Perceptual flicker when rotating my face
I took your suggestion. I recorded myself and reviewed the video: my eyes were stable -- no saccades and no vestibulo-ocular reflex. I wouldn't have expected the vestibulo-ocular reflex because eye muscles can't rotate the eyes about their pupils, right? I wonder if the phenomenon I experience is saccadic masking without any eye movement.
May
18
asked Perceptual flicker when rotating my face
May
15
awarded  Enthusiast
May
14
awarded  Necromancer
May
14
comment What structures in the brain are called upon to strengthen coupling between bilateral movements?
Are hemispheres relevant? Crossed-extensor reflexes I can believe, but I don't know of any evidence of interhemispheric locking or evidence that contralateral coordination is harder than ipsilateral. Try tapping your foot and rubbing your belly at the same time -- be sure to compare your ipsilateral and contralateral coordination. (For me, there's no difference.)