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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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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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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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"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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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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What is the proper way to deal with questions that are off-topic?

Sometimes questions get posted to the site which are off-topic or outside the scope of this site. What is the best way to deal with such questions?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?