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How can this question be edited to fit psychology.SE?

I have a question that I'd like to ask on psychology.stackexchange.com, but I'm not sure how to narrow it so that it does not quality as subjective. I am working on a hobby recommendation engine ...
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What to do with users who appear suicidal?

We now and then are faced with users who post questions in which they indicate to have suicidal thoughts, e.g., a user posts 'I'm suffering from X and wish/want/ am going to kill myself'. What do we ...
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Can someone create Myers-Briggs as a synonym for MBTI?

Apparently I need to answer more questions about that before I can even suggest the tag using the SE interface (which is pretty dumb if you ask me.) So can someone with the required privileges create ...
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How Can I remove my account?

How can I remove my account? I found another more suitable forum for my questions and I would like to remove this one.
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What are the existing rules on linking to self hosted content

On my post here:What are the meanings of the word 'gender'? I downloaded the PDF which was published without any restrictions and hosted it on my own website. I then added reference links to ...
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I only asked 2 questions - how come I am on a question ban?

I have asked 2 questions, and when I tried to ask another I got a question ban. Is my performance from other SE sites effecting me here?
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Question closed because moderators did not actually read it

I've got this question: predisposition towards organising information in hierarchical outlines? closed, with the explanation that it "would be better suited for softwarerecs.stackexchange.com" which ...
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Correcting tag synonyms

I asked a question which I tagged to forensic-psychology and criminology as the question related to both disciplines. I went to create a tag wiki for criminology and I found that it has been linked ...
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Are questions about what research in neuroscience has been done welcome to the Cognitive Sciences SE?

I would like to know what different type of studies have been done on brain processes. One type of question I have in mind is: has how the brain process X been studied before? has how the brain does ...
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Need help recovering a reference in a question which isn't visible anymore

I believe that I asked here (I can't imagine a better stackexchange for the subject matter, and I can't find any trace of where I would have asked elsewhere) a question requesting references to ...
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Why was my question closed as “not framed in psychology or neuroscience”?

My question was closed as "not framed in psychology or neuroscience"? This question is not framed in psychology or neuroscience. It is based on assumptions which are not made explicit, are not ...
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Asking Multiple Questions

I have a question about my Cognitive Sciences Stack Exchange post: Cognitive Dissonance: Reduction strategies, compartmentalization, and confirmation bias Related: Asking a series of questions I am ...
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Question and answer review queues

This is an extension of the question I asked on Differences in number of question reviews whereby I have now seen the queue rise to 11 pending reviews of questions and answers. As this is a peer ...
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Differences in number of question reviews

I have been scratching my head for a while over this and wondered what I am missing. I have the following come up when I am in cogsci.stackechange.com As you can see, there is a '5' which when ...
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Cognitive Sciences Reboot 2017: Call for action

Welcome (former) CogSci users! Several months ago we gave it another shot: we started a procedure to reboot CogSci to try and finally get us out of Beta. Most of us agree changes need to be made to ...
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Would a question about the motives/ purposes of OT be on-topic here?

Two weeks ago, my father had a heart attack leading to multiple by-pass surgery. All things considered, aside from having nothing happen at all, what has happened is possibly the best thing that ...
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Help asking a question

I would like to ask what is the opposite of egocentrism and if someone who is never speaking of himself and present himself as very altruistic can be egocentric as well. My whole question is: can ...
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Should we close poorly researched questions?

My question was triggered by the following question, as it serves as a good example case applying to a general issue: What is Psychoanalysis I voted to close because it is poorly researched. OP ...
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“I have X, how common is X?”: self help question, or not?

Personally, I find Cognitive Sciences' close vote message "Questions about the behavior of an individual person are off-topic. If you are concerned about a potential medical issue, please seek the ...
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Can I discuss my 'symptoms' on the website?

I think I have some psychological troubles ... can I post the symptoms and talk about that in the Cognitive Sciences SE website ??
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Answers overshadowed by subsequent answers - clutter, or worth keeping?

It happens now and then that I have answered a question here at CogSci and that shortly after a way better answer is posted on that same question. In many cases the second and subsequent answers were ...
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What to do with serial upvotes?

I noticed that someone is upvoting a relatively large bunch of my answers for the second day in a row. The system tracks it down and removes the rep, so no worries on that front, but still I would ...
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What comes around - poor questions with poor answers

Imagine there is a poor question and as an example I link the question "Is better be optimistic than pessimistic". "Poor" is a subjective term, but I found this question poorly researched and most of ...
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How to edit the bounty description?

I added a bounty to the following question: Has anyone formally tested Josh Pellicer's theory on human sexual behavior?, however I made a typo in the bounty description. How does the original bounty ...
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Review actions on low-quality answers that should be comments by folks with <50 reputation?

I mostly flag answers that are low in quality for moderator attention, and place a comment under them saying "this answer is more of a comment". Mostly this works fine. However, when the answer is ...
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Inquiring about missing references as a reviewer

My question in broader terms is "What is the importance of scientific references in answers on Cognitive Sciences SE". In this regard it has overlap with What level of citing references or sources ...
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Is a Biologist on Cognitive Sciences SE welcomed as a reviewer?

Being a Neuroscientist with a Biology background I am most active on Biology SE. However, Cognitive Sciences SE also features many interesting questions with awesome answers that differ in interesting ...
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How can I check if a moderator has already checked my flag?

I flagged the comment thread on this question: Does mental rigidity cause psychological problems? How can I check if a moderator has already checked?
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Cogsci account disappeared

I was using the stack exchange and my account on cogsci was deleted all the questions and answers transferred to another account and my rep lost. I guess it's an account glitch?
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Is this question fitting here?

Have a look to this question: https://stats.stackexchange.com/questions/117495/consequence-of-order-in-a-survey I wonder if it's more correlated to the science of cognition or to the pure statistics. ...
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I cannot view an answer to a question I posted

A week ago, I asked a question on how to invert an axis on spss. Jeromy Anglim moved that question to stackoverflow as it was more suitable to that site, so I made an account there as well so that I ...
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Is this section also speaking of TC and fMRI?

This section is about cognitive science, does them include also the branch which is called cognitive neuroscience?
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Why is my username userXXXX?

I went to my profile and saw that my username is userXXXX. Fortunately, when I clicked my other linked accounts, it's actually directed to my other accounts. Why is this name and the names of other ...
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Why is the only off-topic option CS.meta?

In voting to close, why is the only off-topic option the CS.meta? That forces "off-topic" to mean the much more specific and less useful "on-topic in meta"!
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can I ask about a syndrome from fictional work?

I want to ask about a condition/syndrome that happen in some fictional work and ask if that's syndrome is real or not, and what is the name of it. Can I ask such question here?
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the dollar sign and the `` are not showing correctly

If I use $15 in the editor sometimes it's showing weird characters. here, I removed the $ to make my answer readable, but if you have high rep you can roll back the edit and I guess you could see it.
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Stop undoing my downvotes!

A user, who had been blocked for a week, came online again yesterday with a vengeance. Most of the answers that this person gave were factually wrong, filled with personal anecdotes, offensive or bad ...
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List of answers spite downvoted

This is partially for future reference, and partially for the moderators to evaluate. This is the list of answers that have been downvoted over the last day. I am writing it down here so that I don't ...
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Can I ask here about ghost?

Sorry I cant chat here yet. Is this the rite site to ask about ghost. I see and feel bad ghost. Are they real? How do I deal with that?
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flagged post as “no sources”

I answered this question a few days ago and it has since received quite a bit of criticism. Now its flagged as not having any sources when it clearly has 3. It had 2 before I added another one a ...
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How do we go back and forth between cogsci.stackexchange.com and meta.cogscie.stackexchange?

There used to be a link from main site to meta. The other way around is not there. Now there are no links either way. How can I get from the main site to meta?
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When a user deletes their account what happens to our rep?

Due to two recent user accounts being deleted, I wanted to ask this question. I am sure this is on StackOverflow Meta, but thought it might be valuable to have here. When a user deletes their account ...
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Deleted question?

There was an interesting question about a person sporadically losing her ability to see or walk. It was, I believe, flagged for being a self-help question. I would like to edit the question and answer ...
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Asking a series of questions

I have written two question series on cogsci, on morality and on jealousy. I did this, as when I started writing a question, I realised I had many questions within the question, so structured it into ...
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Share this site like when in commitment stage in Area 51?

Is there a way I can add a link like this: So I can embed an ad for this site like so.
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Is there a way to transfer a comment to an answer?

I recently answered a question on the main site, and soon after my answer was moved to a comment. I've since edited the answer to be more informative and specific to the question that was asked. The ...
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Why was my self-help question closed as off-topic?

One of my questions was closed as Off-Topic. The comments said that: Questions about the behavior of an individual person are off-topic. If you are concerned about a potential medical issue, ...
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How to escape a dollar sign?

I asked a question about a study of behavioral economics, and mentioned some example amounts given to participants. I was surprised to notice that I couldn't type a dollar sign followed by an amount ...
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Please synonymize [heuristics-and-biases] with [bias]

Having an additional heuristics-and-biases tag is confusing and counterproductive, since heuristics are so intimately intertwined with biases anyway. Splitting out a separate heuristics tag would ...
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May I review my deleted questions

Some of my questions actually get tons of upvotes and deleted anyway. May I examine them so I understand what's the problem.