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Questions tagged [tags]

Tags are used to classify questions into different groups. The "tags" tag should be applied to any meta question asking about tags.

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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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Point of scientific-psychology tag

I'm not sure what's the point of the scientific-psychology tag. Almost anything qualifies, except the pseudo-scientific psychology?
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Tag “Religion” can't apply

I was trying to tag a question on the site. This question was about parapsychology. Surprinsingly, there are no tags for that kind of questions. On the site, a tag "religion" exists, and I guess it's ...
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Do we need the 'psychology' or other catch-all tag?

The 'psychology' tag gets recreated on the site from time to time. Here is a previous discussion on the topic from 2012. Since it has been 3 years, I thought it a good idea to rehash. I think it is ...
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TV doesn't improve [creatvity]

creatvity appears to have been created as a misspelling of creativity. But what surprised me was that the former has a tag wiki and the latter doesn't. I don't see a benefit in keeping the misspelling ...
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When to make a new tag?

Two new tags have recently been added that I was unsure about, IQ and Excutive-Function. My reasoning behind this is that they seemed too specific and already covered by the tag of measurement. ...
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Tag suggestion for: “ESP”

Extrasensory perception or ESP includes reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses but sensed with the mind. Parapsychology is the study of paranormal psychic ...
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Tag proposal for “parapsychology”

Supporters and practitioners insist that parapsychology is a valid scientific enterprise, but those involved in more mainstream fields often have little more than derision for it. ...
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Simple tag synonym suggestions

Some tag synonym suggestions just don't require that much conversation to settle. That's why I prefer to consolidate simple synonym suggestions as answers to one big meta-question, which I'm starting ...
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Please be more careful with tags such as [cognitive-modeling]

One of the only ways I can still browse CogSci.SE is by using tags. However, it seems that people are not being careful with tags. Can we do something about this? In particular, I was recently ...
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Do we want some more specific tags on Coggy?

In response to Jeromy's answer here https://cogsci.meta.stackexchange.com/a/724/3543; I thought it might be a good idea to start a post for people to post tags they think we should have and the ...
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Do we want the cognitive-dissonance tag?

Do we want the cognitive-dissonance tag, if so, should it be synonymous with a broader tag?
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Should we have tags for notable academics within the field?

I just asked a question related to Lawrence Kohlberg's theory of stages of moral development. When I went to tag the question, I wasn't sure if I should be including a tag for Kohlberg. I looked to ...
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Can we have a Genetics and/or Recognition and lobe tag

Can we have a genetics tag? There are many conditions discussed, questions asked about the genetics and the implications of genetics. What do people think of a genetics tag? Separately: What ...
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Do we need the “reference request” tag?

I've noticed we get a few questions with the reference-request tag. Here are a few questions that have the tag: Is serotonin conclusively linked to depression? What is the primary mechanism behind ...
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Child/childhood child development tag

Should we have tags for issues about childhood/development etc? will provide linked suitable questions if oyu like
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A creativity or imagination tag

What do people think of a creativity and/or imagination tag.. we have a lot of tags regarding mathematical intelligence.. Is there a correlation between high IQ and creativity?
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Hunger, food, eating tag?

I feel as if we should have a tag for questions related to hunger, food, and eating. I.e., why do we like certain foods? What is the effect of food on us? How to regulate food intake? etc. We do have ...
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Addition of a “morality” tag

I just added a morality tag. I felt that it was necessary because (a) we were starting to get a few questions about moral psychology; and (b) moral psychology is a legitimate and substantial subfield ...
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Protocol for new tag suggestions and retagging

Are you guys n gals ok with me making more tag suggestions on here? Also, also, are you guys n gals happy for me to apply new tags retrogradely to existing posts? ps pls note I have edit privileges ...
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Can we have a `mental-illness` and `personality-disorder` tag?

Can we have a mental-illness and personality-disorder tag? I am posting a lot of questions and would like to add these tags. I think, as the site grows, these are tags many people would use on google....
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Do we like the “correlation” tag?

I noticed this morning that we now have a correlation tag, with three questions and a large number of pending suggested edits to add questions to this tag. This tag doesn't talk about an area of ...
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Should we introduce a “brain-training” tag?

I'm highly sceptical of what is often presented under the banner of "brain training". That said, a lot of people are interested in the topic, and it seems to be to be a bit distinct from "training" in ...
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A tag for altered states of consciosness?

We've had a few questions about hypnosis, drug induced hallucinations, alcohol intoxication, and so on. Do we need a tag for altered states of consciousness? If so, what should it be? Examples: Can ...
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A tag for crime, forensic psychology, criminology, etc?

There are quite a few questions that relate to criminal behaviour. There is a field in psychology called "forensic psychology" that specifically deals with this. There are also social science ...
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Rename the tag [abnormal-psychology] to [disorder]?

I think the name of the tag abnormal-psychology can be at least for some people offensive. The word "abnormal" have the negative connotation. The word "disorder" have also some negative connotation, ...
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Map of 32 Tags of CogSci.SE

Lastly I'm not that active on this site, but I made a map of CogSci.SE, basing on tag co-occurrences. Some more description e.g. on a respective post on meta.math.SE. The project is on GitHub: https:...
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Whether to have tags for specific software and tools?

Following on from the question: Are questions about coding psychology and cognitive science experiments, simulations, etc. on topic? I was wondering whether we should have specific tags for ...
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A tag for empirical measures and or tests

We currently have test assessment and measurement all used to refer to what I most commonly hear referred to as tests or measures. IMO there's some value in keeping them separate, but it needs to be ...
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Tag for “Human Factors” and related issues

We've currently got the human-factors tag which has been used with varying degrees of appropriety. I do think Human Factors and or Ergonomics are on topic here, but due to the scope I'm not sure "...
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What tag for studies of beauty, aesthetics, etc.?

We've had a fair few questions about perception of beauty or aesthetic judgements? Why do we prefer visually aligned objects? Is Golden Ratio's association with perceived beauty a myth? Why do ...
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Should we have a 'popular-psychology' tag?

We get a fair few questions from people about what is often called 'popular psychology'. E.g., questions about the MBTI, some questions grounded in self-help books, or other popular psychology books. ...
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Should we break up the “memory” tag?

We currently have one tag for all things memory. Do we want to keep it this way, or do we want to break this tag up into multiple tags, E.G. short-term-memory and long-term-memory? If so, what ...
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Should the tag “subconscious” be renamed to “unconscious”?

If I am not mistaken, the term "subconscious" is related to psychoanalysis and is usually avoided in academic psychology. Instead the term "unconscious" is used to describe phenomena happening without ...
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What is the meaning of the tag “attribution” and should it be renamed?

I just spotted the tag "attribution" and I think that its usage is not very fortnunate: https://cogsci.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/attribution. In psychology, the term attribution is closely ...
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Should we have tags for specific disorders / conditions, or keep tags more general?

I asked a question about a specific condition, and on chat my choice of tags was brought up by Artem Kaznatcheev: I don't think we need a whole new tag for 'prosopagnosia' It is a single ...
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Do we need the [psychology] tag?

We have the psychology tag right now. However, it mostly seems to be a placeholder tag for questions that the asker wasn't sure how to tag. I don't really understand why we would need this tag, since ...
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Age or Aging tag?

We have age and aging, of the two Aging specifically refers to the process while Age seems less helpful. Do we want to merge one into the other or keep both and why?
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What is the difference between [cognitive-psychology] and [cognition]?

Our most popular tag (24 questions) is cognitive-psychology which seems to be applied pretty widely. We also, have a relatively popular (7 questions) cognition tag. However, I don't understand the ...
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Brain injury related tags

I asked a question in regards to Hemispatial Neglect, an acquired brain injury. I noticed we don't have any related tags yet as best I could tell. Should these be generically tagged as brain-injury ...
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The proliferation of meta-research tags

I have looked through our tags, and have found the following list of tags that seem to be (at least in part) about doing research in cogsci: experiments - 5 questions reproducible-research - 4 ...
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NLP tag “dispute” resolution

Recently, two questions were tagged nlp for Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Today, there was a question asked about natural language processing, and the user assigned the nlp tag as well. In a brief ...
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Should we have a specific tag for questions that ask about the name of a study? And if so, what?

We had a question: Study on commitment and follow-through The essential features: the OP wants to know the name or reference to a study the OP knows that the study exists and has some details about ...
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The neuroscience and neurobiology tags

The neuroscience tag was recently introduced in this question. We already have a neurobiology tag that is actively used. However, most of those questions could/hold be tagged neuroscience. In fact, ...
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Do we need a too-easy or too-basic tag?

We have three questions on meta specifically related to the minimum required complexity of a questions. What's "Too basic" or "General reference" for this site? Uses scope How ...
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Should we prevent using tags ending on -ing?

We have both tagging and tags on meta at the moment. These should definitely be merged. Meta Stack Overflow uses tags: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/tags Additionally I think it ...
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Nature vs Nurture tag naming

We're going to need a tag for the Nature vs Nurture debate; even if that phrasing is oversimplistic, it's the way the discussion is classically framed. I've applied the nature-nurture tag to this ...
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Should the tags be “Sensation” and “Perception” or “Sensation and Perception”

This question uses a "perception" tag. Generally Sensation and Perception are treated as one as an area of interest and I wouldn't trust the average person to appreciate the distinction between the ...
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Meta tag for defining scope of the site?

There's a few questions on Meta already which have to do with defining the scope of this site: What is our site NOT about? What's "Too basic" or "General reference" for this ...
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How should specific subject areas be tagged?

This question begs for a Cognitive Psychology tag (though I can't retag yet), but could also be Cognitive Ergonomics. How should we handle tagging specific subject areas? Just the single most ...