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Where should I ask this question?

I have read the tour and understand from it that I will not be able to ask the question I joined the site for... I want to describe behaviour that an individual is exhibiting in the hopes of ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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What should we do about our close review queue?

TLDR: Many questions are not reviewed by enough users to accumulate sufficient votes to close, and as a result, what few close votes are cast, end up aging away and are effectively wasted. I expect ...
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Would a question about human/social behavior be on-topic

I'd like to ask some questions about the behavior of one of my acquaintances (first I'd like to describe how he treats his friends/relatives under certain circumstances, how he reacts to specific ...
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Why was this stats question re-opened?

I am confused, because, looking at the timeline for the question are statistic results of these two questions equal?, it was reopened by @AliceD, yet it was closed by @ArnonWeinberg even though votes ...
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How should on-topic question be moved to this SE?

Assume a question, as asked and phrased, is in the intersection of the topics for this SE and another. Both would consider it on-topic. It's first asked in another SE, but then later the OP realizes ...
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Would a question about patient-psychologist relationship be on-topic

I recently ended a series of sessions with a psychologist, and I did notice some issues that I found troublesome and that I could not address with her. After some rest, I am considering the ...
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Are we to accept only Wikipedia links in answers?

This question comes on the back of answers https://psychology.stackexchange.com/a/28001/7604 and https://psychology.stackexchange.com/a/28000/7604 where the answer only has links to Wikipedia articles....
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Is this a vote registration bug which should be taken to meta.stackexchange.com?

When searching for questions with open questions with no answers using answers:0 closed:no I got the following in the search results. When going into the question there was an upvote. Going back and ...
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Is this question on topic?

I need to self study my psychology better so as to help myself because I live in a very poor country with health system in shambles. I tried services of 4 doctors and 4 therapists. I wasted a lot of ...
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Closing "meta" questions that will never have a good answer

Items such as How does psychiatry judge suicide by military and political leaders? - Psychology & Neuroscience Meta Stack Exchange continually get "bumped by community" in hopes of a ...
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What to do if I have a source that may be suitable to be a reference in a non-citation-answer?

Take this answer as an example. It doesn't cite any source, so it should have a post notice about that. But I have a source that may fit it. What should I do? Add it into the answer? But that's my ...
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Can someone please edit the EFT tag?

Please can someone with the right privileges, edit the eft tag to Emotion-Focused-Therapy in order to prevent ambiguity with Emotional Freedom Technique developed by Gary Craig? The tag was created ...
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"Reference Request" or lack of motivation to self-research?

As many will know, every now and again, I go on the hunt through the Garbage Valley and look to see if there are any question gems out there which may need a little nudging. If I can answer them I do....
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #1 on Psychology & Neuroscience has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them ...
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About correct action after updating the closed question?

I have asked the below question, which is closed: About Freud psychology system tracking in Middle East socials [closed] So I have tried to answer the opinion base and closing comments as you can see ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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2021 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Psychology & Neuroscience Stack Exchange is scheduled for an ...
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There should be a "facial-expression", or at least a "face" tag

The face is the main, non-verbal emotional interface between humans (at least, that is my not-so-bold claim as a non-expert). How emotions are translated into expressions and why certain expressions ...
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Announcing an upcoming election

Summary: Psychology & Neuroscience Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for an election on September 20, as your "graduation" election (as a result of having lost your beta ...
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Is it a requirement to have full citation?

In this answer the answerer provides some theory names and a short citation ("See Barrett-Feldman et al."). One commenter links to What to do with answers that fall short of our standards of ...
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What requirements should we have for prior research [duplicate]

In Getting started with FAQ customisations @JeromyAnglim mentioned the idea of discussing prior research requirements and apart from discussing What to do with homework questions? I believe no real ...
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Could "Is there a such thing as collective narcissism?" be modified or asked again in a different form such that it could be answered?

I ran across Is there a such thing as collective narcissism? by accident just now and my first thought was hmm... yes sure, something at least analogous to it, and something like this surely has been ...
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Should we require identity-first language in posts

With respect to inclusiveness and the site's be nice policy, should we require it that identity-first language is to be used in questions and answers? This question has been sparked by Can an autistic ...
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What is the proper way of asking a question that seeks an explanation for a phenomenon that is believed to be real based on anecdotal evidence?

Questions seeking a scientific explanation for the asker's anecdotal experience has been asked before, with a very good reception by the community. For instance: By learning to read and write upside ...
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Is it allowed to ask questions about personal health(mental)? [duplicate]

Can one ask questions about personal mental health or illness. Is it allowed in the website.
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Why is this question still closed?

I have a question about my Psychology & Neuroscience Stack Exchange post: Is this a possible psychological/scientific reason for women on average not finding chests sexually attractive?
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How is my question opinion based? And what can I do to make it get answers?

I have a question about my Psychology & Neuroscience Stack Exchange post: Why is it that women's love for men's chest is not talked about and noticed a lot, comparatively? I really don't ...
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A question about psychology of old patients of psychiatry

My question is Can I post about the psychology of old patients of neuroscience or psychiatry. Is this normal that they don't want to hear about problems, solutions of cognitive sciences? I am an ...
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Can dream interpretations question be asked in this community?

Can dream interpretations question be asked in this community? Along with dream meanings and how they could relate to your life?
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Is the question about abuser treatment broad anymore?

The question How likely abusers with low motivation to change actually be aware of the hurt they made after having legal issue? has now been edited to Why is the effectiveness of treatments for ...
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2020: a year in moderation

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Would there be any problem with "ping pong" migration?

Question in question: How do addiction and fear affect patient's decisional-making capacity? The history of it is this: First I asked it on Medical Sciences SE because I though it would be better ...
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What made the question on Sellae off-topic

Dorsum sellae, tuberculum sellae and sella turcica which of the 3 is referred to by the adjective sellar? was closed as off-topic as it had nothing to do with Neuroscience or Psychology. @BryanKrause ...
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How to reduce self-help questions?

I have the impression that approximately 30-50% of new user questions on this forum are self-help, and readily closed. Our documentation only mentions self-help questions being off-topic if you read ...
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What is holding this Jungian question on collective (un)consciousness closed?

A Collective Unconscious That's Alive? was rightly closed to start with for lack of motivation (unreferenced claims). I started the new member off with some citations and asked them to add to them....
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What would induce more voting on StackExchange?

I've been here a few months, really enjoying many of the discussions, but wondering why questions generally receive only a few votes? There are many counterexamples where questions get several votes, ...
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Is this too much like self help

Has anyone looked into whether doing nothing at all -- so just sitting or lying down until you can work -- raises motivation in those affected by a clinically significant lack of motivation Is that ...
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Why are so many questions pertaining to psychology being closed by the moderators?

I know that the job of a moderator is an extremely difficult task. You need an extremely vast amount of knowledge in a field as big as Psychology and Neuroscience. So, I think giving moderators a ...
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It is no longer possible to intuitively close some broad questions

Please correct me if I am wrong, but it is my understanding that the community decided a long while ago (example) that if the question is looking for an answer which is so long it could fill an entire ...
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Why I'm participating here a lot less often

Q like this get a lot of upvotes for some reason Long term effect of masturbation on Estrogen receptors Spoiler: the paper doesn't mention masturbation in its abstract: Males of many species ...
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As adjectives, not in a math context: 'different' vs 'differential'

Aron Weinberg unilaterally closed and deleted https://psychology.stackexchange.com/q/24716/6479, Duplicated: english.stackexchange.com/q/392979, english.stackexchange.com/q/426690, ell....
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Why was my question about sexual orientation reduction got automatically deleted by "community" if it wasn't closed?

I have no idea why this question, which wasn't closed and had only one down vote, was deleted. What is the main component of sexual orientation? From vast reading on the formation of sexual ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

You lost your “beta” label in 2019, so welcome to your very first edition of Community Promotion Ads, for the year of 2020! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-...
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Data Explorer still using old (now broken) icon link

Just reporting a small bug. Data Explorer's icon has not (yet) been updated: Its icon is no longer https://cdn.sstatic.net/Sites/cogsci/img/apple-touch-icon.png but is now https://cdn.sstatic.net/...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Whare is the place to ask about translating epilepsy terminology and classification?

In specific I want to inquire about the terminology on severity( intensity) and not the location. I am pretty sure that Εστιακές would be translated as Partial or Focal. And Γενικευμένη would be ...
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How does psychiatry judge suicide by military and political leaders? [closed]

I've revised How does psychiatry judge suicide by military and political leaders? Would it be on-topic now please? Any recommendations for improvement?
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I am lost in critique of my question

So there is this question that I asked. In the first redaction, it was short and nice, and I liked it. Eventually people started to drop by and comment on how they do not like this or that aspect of ...
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Citation or Link needs to be mandatory in questions

I am going to argue that a citation or link needs to be mandatory for every question, otherwise the question should be closed. I recognise that this a perennial question and proposition that has been ...
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