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155 How is it that taking a break from a problem sometimes allows you to figure out the answer? 2012-01-18T20:25:50.403

81 Why do humans have sex in private? 2012-08-20T23:15:55.387

61 What makes people easily subscribe to pseudoscientific theories? 2012-08-16T19:18:05.757

60 Does writing something down help memorize it? 2012-01-19T13:02:59.080

54 Is leg jiggling a focus aid? 2012-02-02T14:49:00.407

48 Can critical thinking be taught? 2012-07-10T22:08:33.937

47 Does evidence support Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs? 2012-01-25T16:25:07.447

47 By learning to read and write upside down, what did I do to myself? 2012-02-01T13:58:57.367

46 Is Golden Ratio's association with perceived beauty a myth? 2012-09-10T10:02:01.537

45 Does caffeine improve performance for habituated consumers? 2012-01-21T02:31:38.453

43 What are current neuronal explanations and models of 'consciousness'? 2012-06-02T03:29:10.107

43 If babies were isolated, would they develop their own language? 2017-12-21T18:42:00.383

42 Why would the brain flip the images perceived by your eyes? 2012-02-09T00:15:45.490

40 Is the Myer Briggs Type indicator (MBTI) a reasonable scientific theory? 2012-07-07T15:53:30.937

38 What is the psychology behind trolling? 2012-01-19T23:14:49.907

35 Online data repository of research in the cognitive sciences 2012-01-19T00:22:16.860

35 What is the current "accepted" science behind dream interpretation? 2012-03-27T14:57:17.857

34 Is multitasking a myth? 2013-06-23T23:18:05.170

32 Neural networks with biologically plausible accounts of neurogenesis 2012-01-31T02:46:15.983

32 Is The magical number 7 still valid? 2012-03-31T11:07:48.260

32 How valid is Lumosity's Brain Performance Index and what normative information is available? 2012-10-01T19:33:01.870

30 What are good examples of applying dynamical systems in cognitive science? 2012-02-05T23:46:07.767

30 Do students exhibit rational behavior in determining study time? 2011-10-13T16:53:43.920

29 What color is this dress? -- And why do some see it as white and gold and others see it as black and blue? 2015-02-27T04:23:36.550

28 Is there evidence that listening to music can aid/hinder concentration or performance? 2012-02-11T16:54:05.840

28 The effects of bilingualism on colour perception 2012-06-25T03:36:06.510

28 Is there psychoactive music? 2012-11-14T21:31:21.623

27 Have ideas of "gamification" been applied to education? 2012-01-19T03:00:50.570

27 Open source software for running Internet psychological experiments that collect reaction time data 2012-01-21T01:07:00.680

27 What is an effective metric of complexity for an Artificial Neural Network? 2012-02-03T02:13:10.840

27 What is the most effective maximum work duration per day? 2013-09-05T11:57:43.660

26 Why do higher incentives lead to lower performance for non-rudimentary tasks? 2012-01-18T21:09:13.490

26 How are newly created neurons recruited into existing networks? 2012-02-08T04:00:54.177

26 How is intelligence correlated to beauty? 2013-05-15T13:46:51.827

25 Why do you sometimes write down one word while actually intending to write another? 2012-01-22T19:37:53.227

25 Is there a term for individuals who can "visualize" numbers and advanced mathematics? 2012-01-26T20:34:06.890

25 Why does the human visual system produce a bright patch after staring at a bright light source and looking away? 2011-08-31T10:25:34.877

25 What are some of the drawbacks to probabilistic models of cognition? 2012-03-15T05:09:20.323

25 Have the abilities of John Lorber's patients with limited cortical mass been further evaluated in adulthood? 2012-07-15T15:52:40.323

25 How long should I work before taking a break? 2013-05-09T21:36:52.513

24 Perception of time as a function of age 2012-01-22T21:33:57.203

24 How can I create computer based psychology experiments using OS X? 2012-02-28T12:22:12.747

24 Is extreme empathy and compassion considered a disorder? 2013-12-06T02:09:01.453

23 Performance of a group solving a cognitive task: How does it scale? 2012-01-18T21:46:04.177

23 Does learning one discipline improve performance in another discipline? 2012-01-30T07:02:06.840

23 Does language and/or culture affect an individual's cognitive capacity? 2012-02-01T08:30:12.083

23 Is there experimental support for John Perry's "Theory of Structured Procrastination"? 2012-02-12T02:38:11.837

23 Is pedophilia a sexual orientation or a mental disorder? 2012-03-10T23:33:57.600

23 Can you catch up on sleep over the weekend? 2012-05-13T15:13:07.297

23 How do emotions influence the language structures we use? 2012-07-18T18:39:00.700

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