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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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Nov
20
comment How to gamify a mentoring activity?
Can you elaborate on what you mean on peer training? What are the goals of the application? What kin of things did you have in mind?
Nov
20
comment What is the optimal exercise regime for improving cognitive functioning?
so to clarify, you're not asking about what is optimal for physical health and fitness, you are asking about optimal for cognitive functioning?
Nov
19
comment Is it possible to gain strength by imagining working out?
I'm pretty certain this is a duplicate, but let me know if there is any major difference.
Nov
8
comment How much overlap should I expect between Medline and PsycINFO?
Personally, I think issues relating to searching for psychological literature is on topic.
Oct
30
comment Optimal learning time per day
Do you mean time of day or amount of time per day? What kind of learning are you considering?
Oct
19
comment “Please enter alphanumeric characters” or “Please enter letters and numbers”?
I think this is probably more a question for ux.stackexchange.com ; do you want me to migrate?
Oct
11
comment How to analyse accuracy, hits and false alarms in e-prime?
You might want to check out this signal detection theory tutorial that talks about vocabulary in SDT including hits versus hit rate, and false alarm versus false alarm rates.
Oct
8
comment How can the mind be trained to accept ongoing mental or emotional suffering?
It's just a sense. Let's see how it goes. I'm sure your willingness to edit your question to try to make it a useful general resource will be well received.
Oct
8
comment How can the mind be trained to accept ongoing mental or emotional suffering?
I'm not sure whether others will think it is on topic, but I appreciate that you have edited it to make it not self help. I've re-opened just to give it some attention.
Oct
8
comment How can the mind be trained to accept ongoing mental or emotional suffering?
I imagine a general question around the psychology of "acceptance" would potentially be on topic, perhaps contextualised within the context of marriage. Perhaps give a few edits a go and see what other sites users think.
Oct
3
comment If time travel were possible, would travelling back in time result in memory loss?
My first instinct was to vote to close this question, but part of me finds it quite interesting to ponder the implications of changing one aspect of reality but holding psychological theory broadly constant. Anyway, I posted a meta question to discuss these types of questions and whether they are on topic. I also think the scientific nature of the answers supports keeping the question open.
Oct
2
comment How to get out of the habit of eating junk food?
In its original form the question was "self-help"; I have edited it to make it general and thus hopefully fit the format of this site.
Oct
2
comment How has psychology categorised different types of love?
Just to make this an answerable question, I've removed the separate question about how to make a relationship work. Feel free to ask that question else where or edit this one to more clearly show the connection between the "types of love" question.
Oct
1
comment What is the difference between having a crush on someone and loving someone?
Bob likes Jane. Jane does not like Bob. see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reciprocity_(social_psychology)
Sep
27
comment Why do women feel odd when males stare at them?
@ShivamPatel I agree much more could be said about staring. Hopefully, others will provide answers picking up on other aspects of your question.
Sep
27
comment What is the neurological basis for 'daredevil' behaviour?
+1 from me. The literature on sensation seeking might be relevant.
Sep
27
comment Why is my Gabor patch not resizing as a function of the bounding box?
@blz Are you happy for this question to be migrated to StackOverflow?
Sep
27
comment Why is my Gabor patch not resizing as a function of the bounding box?
I assume this question is about programming a psychophysics experiment. There are varying views about when a question about programming a psychological experiment is on topic. This meta question discusses the topic: meta.cogsci.stackexchange.com/questions/471/… Thus, I'd like to think that such questions wouldn't be closed as off topic. That said, I think the OP would get better answers on stack overflow.
Sep
23
comment How to design ballot papers with a large number of candidates in a preferential system?
Yep. I can also see an argument for maintaining the status quo, as any changes could readily be manipulated to advantage one party over another.
Sep
23
comment How to design ballot papers with a large number of candidates in a preferential system?
+1 Great answer. I quite like the optional preferential approach, but perhaps marks below the line could override implied preferences above the line.