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BS Physics (received)

MS Computational Neuroscience (received)

PhD Theoretical Neuroscience (attending/pursuing)

Published Paper: Transient spatiotemporal chaos in the Morris-Lecar neuronal network

My psychedelic improv band: Luop Garou - The Deportation Tapes


Jul
16
reviewed Leave Open What are the sources and effects of Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)?
Jul
16
reviewed Close How to understand the other human being mentality, and also how to put an image/opinion of yourself on others?
Jul
16
comment How to understand the other human being mentality, and also how to put an image/opinion of yourself on others?
I'm not sure empathy is something that can be learnt. Perhaps it can be fostered and facilitated (or diminished) if it's already present, but I'm fairly sure empathy is an evolved trait, hard-wired to occur in the population (to varying degrees).
Jul
16
reviewed Close how does an opinion is formed unconsciously?
Jul
16
reviewed Close How would one become grounded to their “Happiness Set Point”?
Jul
16
reviewed Leave Open Reference Request: Neurorobot
Jul
16
reviewed Leave Open Can the neuronal firing rate be increased through medication/diet?
Jul
9
revised Why is it hard to simulate a neuron?
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Jul
9
answered Why is it hard to simulate a neuron?
Jun
23
reviewed Reopen Where do our memories get stored and how are they retrieved again?
Jun
23
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Assuming everything has conciousness, can technical hardware have higher level of conciousness than a rock?
Jun
20
reviewed Close Is there a term that describes the personality trait of always desiring more?
Jun
19
reviewed Leave Open What do brains do when processing information, that Von Neumann machines cannot (yet?) imitate?
Jun
19
reviewed Close Are there connections between some properties in peoples faces and their behavior?
Jun
18
answered Assuming everything has conciousness, can technical hardware have higher level of conciousness than a rock?
Jun
16
comment Why do we find things fun?
I would consider them spandrels. In particular, byproducts of having evolved pleasure as a mechanism for driving behavior.
Jun
13
answered Why do we find things fun?
Jun
2
reviewed Looks OK Where do our memories get stored and how are they retrieved again?
Jun
2
comment Where do our memories get stored and how are they retrieved again?
The "too broad" flag, to me, is more for technical how-to type questions that are the norm on the original stack exchange. I'm not sure if broad questions are so bad in a scientific pedagogical situation.
Jun
2
reviewed No Action Needed triggered state of obedience