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I am a Lecturer in the School of Psychology at Deakin University bridging I/O psychology and statistics.

I'm quite active on the Cognitive Sciences and Statistics Stack Exchanges.

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Aug
14
comment How is an emotion different from a thought or a sensation?
@user107952 updated question to capture this slightly clearer question.
Aug
14
comment What is a good rough rule of thumb regarding required sample size for questionnaire studies?
It depends on your research question, study design, planned analysis, alpha level or desired precision, and effect sizes that are either expected or of interest.
Aug
14
comment Why do dreams lose clarity quickly over time after we awaken?
Could you elaborate on what these references say regarding why dream clarity fades rapidly after awaking?
Aug
1
comment Has there been any research done that contrasts point-based and achievement-based gamification methods?
@Hyper Unfortunately, I'm not aware of a way to do such a merge at this point.
Jul
30
comment What to do when you have a speed-accuracy trade-off in your data?
See also this previous question on dealing with speed accuracy trade-off.
Jul
23
comment How do laypeople form a judgement that another person is smart or intelligent?
I tried to help distil the question. In essence I think you're asking about how everyday people form judgements about intelligence. Thus, the question is not talking about how psychologists should categorise someone as intelligent, but rather how laypeople actually do it. Note that the question is now no longer subjective even though the individual decision making process is.
Jul
18
comment What are the average raw scores, and standard deviations for the WAIS-IV subtests?
@caseyr547 That's why it is a comment. It also embodies the point that if you are using a test, ethically you should understand how to use the test, and that involves reading the test manual.
Jul
15
comment What are the average raw scores, and standard deviations for the WAIS-IV subtests?
I imagine the information you are after would be in the WAIS IV scoring manual. Many university schools of psychology should have a copy.
Jul
13
comment Reference Request: Neurorobot
I've never heard of neurobot. Have you looked at the cited citations on google scholar? scholar.google.com/scholar?q=neurobot
Jul
13
comment How do people estimate smoking's impact on their mortality?
Thanks for making the edits; I think the focus on smoking makes it a much more answerable question.
Jul
11
comment How do people estimate smoking's impact on their mortality?
Would you be able to edit your question incorporating these suggestions?
Jul
11
comment How do people estimate smoking's impact on their mortality?
Yes. Good questions. There is literature on all these topics. You are talking about the field of health psychology. I think your question would be better divided into at least two separate questions. I.e., (1) How accurate are people in estimating their mortality risk? and then a second question about smoking. I'm not quite clear on what is your second question, but it could be: (2a) How does smoking alter people's perceptions of mortality risk? or (2b) How effective is new information in altering smoker's perception of mortality risk? Your third question seems a little too general.
Jul
10
comment This is the 2,000th question posted. Why do people care about big round number events more than the surrounding events?
Could you clarify: (1) easier in what sense? (2) Saves a lot of what? (3) Why is simplicity of representation appealing?
Jul
8
comment Why are some people attracted to people of other races?
@Nick I edited the question to make the assumption a question.
Jun
10
comment How to report an F statistic in APA style?
I think the title focuses on APA style and in general I think that APA style (i.e., psychology) is on topic for cogsci (see this meta discussion). However, the body of this question is mostly a general statistical question that would be very much at home on CrossValidated. On balance, I think it would be fine on either site.
Jun
9
comment How to assign numbers to response options on a bipolar scale?
Are you asking about whether and how to display numbers to respondents or how you code the resulting responses?
Jun
5
comment What is the personality of a woman who will kill for her freedom?
Under certain conditions, police kill others, soldiers kill others. Many such people do not have trauma in their past. Some such people are female.
May
26
comment How to measure change in emotional responses when pre and post tests use different measures?
@user39531 An example would be you have a measure of positive mood using test A and test B; Test a was measured pre-test and test b was measured post-test. So you use Test A as the covariate and Test B as the DV.
May
26
comment How to measure change in emotional responses when pre and post tests use different measures?
In general, you'd be looking for pre-test covariates in your ANCOVA that predict your post-test dependent variables well. Greater prediction by covariates means greater statistical control for error variance which generally means more statistical power.
May
25
comment Does military background enhance personal productivity?
I think you'll get different answer on this site to productivity.SE, but please don't post to multiple forums without at least acknowledging that you have done so. I've added the link to your other question.