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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
12
comment Is there any empirical support evaluating the fast phobia cure?
See this previous question for the issue of general scientific evaluation of NLP; With the aim of not closing this as a duplicate, I've edited your question to focus on the specific part of your question which is unique.
Aug
11
comment How effective are pharmaceutical or therapeutic treatments for jealousy?
I've added some tags
Aug
8
comment Does straightening your back increase confidence?
@EnoqueDuarte It does sound like a separate question. Why not ask a separate question about this.
Aug
8
comment Why do teenagers take the internet and cyberbullying so seriously?
attempted to link question title with question body
Aug
6
comment What does cognitive science say about whether to learn mathematics top-down from research papers?
@Skippy Great. I look forward to seeing you around the site.
Aug
6
comment Why do power laws describe learning and skill acquisition so well?
Each of these questions are probably enough for a stand alone question. Is there a particular question that you want to focus on?
Aug
6
comment What is the name of text analysis where emotional tone of words is analyzed?
I agree with Chuck, your question is not exactly the same, but the answers for the previous one definitely answer your question.
Aug
6
comment What causes student errors on a problem involving differentiating a factorial?
@PKG I guess knowing that fact is only the first step. Applying it to the factorial presumably is more challenging. It would be interesting to sit down one-on-one with a few students and get them to verbalise their reasoning processes.
Jul
31
comment How can surprise be labelled conscious when mismatch negativity shows that surprise takes place earlier than conscious states?
@danu thanks for not minding my tinkering. I like to do things like tweak the title and make the question bold so that others who land on the question in the future, can see what's going on very quickly.
Jul
31
comment How did the unique features of human intelligence evolve?
I've given the question a few edits to hopefully clarify the question.
Jul
29
comment How is age related change in IQ measured if tests use age specific norms?
@what thanks for the comments. I've tried to clarify a few points.
Jul
28
comment Is the decline of fluid IQ with age less severe for professors and scientists than it is for other people?
@icanfeelt I posted a separate question to capture this: cogsci.stackexchange.com/questions/3977/…
Jul
26
comment Correct measure of central tendency for reaction times analysis
I think it is on topic here and would be on topic on CrossValidated. Therefore it should stay here based on the general principle that where a question is on topic on multiple sites it is up to the asker to decide where they want to ask the question. There was a metapost about the issue of statistics questions on cogsci.
Jul
24
comment Aesthetic preference for even or odd numbers
There's a discussion of cultural differences in odd and even numbers
Jul
17
comment How effective are multiphasic sleep schedules?
see also this very similar question on medium-term effects on performance of polyphasic sleep
Jul
16
comment Is dominance a hypothetical construct or is it based in neurobiology?
To clarify, is this question about (a) dominance as a personality trait (i.e., "tendency or desire to exert power over other people") or (b) dominant functions (i.e., a particular trait or type which is used in a more confident or certain way)?
Jul
16
comment How is sample size determined in animal research?
@Pavel I tweaked the question in line with what you are expecting.
Jul
16
comment Are motivation and efficiency inversely correlated?
To my mind, if you are motivated to complete a task, then concentrated effort dedicated either to doing the task or planning the task is on-task behaviour. So I don't consider time planning the task as a sign of lack of motivation. Doing behaviour unrelated to the task is more a sign of lack of motivation. So I wonder whether you are actually asking whether there is a trade-off between effort spent planning a strategy versus effort spent implementing a strategy?
Jul
12
comment Can motivation for sex be transformed into productive motivation?
@What thanks for that. I guess I was seeking to make this question more operationalised. e.g., "What is the effect of sexual abstinence of work motivation?" The concept of transferring energies just seems a little harder to talk meaningfully about. That said, I think gradually this question is becoming answerable.
Jul
12
comment Can motivation for sex be transformed into productive motivation?
Can you clarify the link between hunger and sexual desire in your question? I thought you were going to ask whether abstaining from sex leads to greater eating or some such. Also, how do you define sexual energy and productive energy?