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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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Question put on hold as self help question when it isn't - how to improve?

I asked a question which has nothing to do with self help. It was about trying to find medical evidence to corroborate what was told to me by doctor. Basically I was told that long psychiatric ...
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Every not established user can see vote counts

What's the use of the established user privilege They may view the vote counts on posts if anybody can acces the timeline of a post?
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Can you give me some advice on how to improve this question? it was classified as OT but I edited it a lot

I lack of CS background and english is not my native language, so I hope you will be tolerant with me. I've opened this question and I had almost completely rewrite it. But I'm still getting ...
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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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Is it possible to access Google Analytics of this section?

As you probably know, to spread websites, SEO (search engine optimization) is a powerful tool. It could be really helpful to have some information about the most searched phrases on this section to ...
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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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Which settings should we choose for the posts to the cogsci.SE Facebook page?

In my last comment to Josh's answer I have announced that I wanted to set up an app that would read the site feed and post the questions to Facebook. I have now set up that app, and the first three ...
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Site description for the cogsci.SE facebook page

Please write a short sexy site description for the info section of the cogsci.SE Facebook page. The text should: address our target audience of "researchers, academics, students ... in the ...
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Profile and header image for the cogsci.SE facebook page

Please suggest a profile and header image for the cogsci.SE Facebook page. Either describe your idea, or post the (or an example) image. Make sure you have the right to that image, that it is in the ...
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Does suspension because of low-quality contributions need moderators?

Is temporarily suspension because of low-quality contributions done automatically by the system or does it need moderators? I hope the latter...
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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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Everything i say in comments is being removed

Everything I say in comments are being filtered or removed. Sometimes the filtrations seems like it is designed to make me sound bad. I don't think that's appropriate behavior for moderators. While ...
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What is wrong with the answer I provided?

I'm proud of this answer: Is it normal for men in long term relationships to want to have sexual relationships with other women? which has found 5 downvotes. I don't really know why. The reason ...
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Why are my posts being deleted?

Why was this deleted? Is it possible to sleep with your eyes open? 432 Hz vs. 440 Hz frequencies: health and psychological effects? What to call a male who has the following traits: shy, ...
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Finding help with psychological and emotional problems

I created this "question" as a resource that we can link to when self-help questions are posted. This is a work in progress. Feel free to edit this question (or its title) or provide an answer. Do ...
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What should I do when my question was interesting and intriguing, to me, but the answer is too esoteric to understand?

In all honesty, I don't have much field knowledge of what this site is all about. Interesting and intriguing questions just tend to pop-up and if I'm able to put it down (mostly I do) into a proper ...
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Let's create a Facebook page for cogsci.SE

In reply to other questions about how we can promote the site and thereby solve a score of our current problems, I suggest we create a Facebook page for CogSci.SE What for? The majority of students ...
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What site statistics might indicate that our site is ready to graduate from beta?

Nick raised the question of whether some of our improving site statistics suggested we were ready for launch. I figured this might be an interesting meta discussion. Nick: We're now in the "okay" ...
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Reflection on site strategy and problem prevention

I think it was Nick who suggested we reflect on the recent events and try to find a strategy to deal with similar problems in the future, as well as reconsider and define the purpose and underlying ...
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59 views

Let's get critical: Feb 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Cognitive Sciences Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from ...
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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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meta post instead of flags [duplicate]

i've run out of flags so i'm going to start meta posts Kyler Brown gave a comment as an answer it should be removed. How to make diagnosis of these symptoms using Pet scan, fMRI, and EEG? Andrew ...
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Lets talk about treatments.

Lets talk about treatments. When a question isn't a self-help question we should talk about treatments. Without discussing treatment options we are giving incomplete answers which do not reflect the ...
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Please flag posts which go against the site rules

The past few days a whole lot of flags were raised, but a few of them I had to decline since a simple down vote or comment was sufficient. Please only flag when needed! On the other hand, on one ...
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Corrections needed to pedophilia question and answer [closed]

uh i was reading in chat because people were talking about me not that i seek to defend myself at this time and i happened on this Is pedophilia a sexual orientation or a mental disorder? ...
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Can we have a badge for popular person?

If there is not already...Could we have a series of badges for popular person? Like having questions or answers with an total large amount of pageviews. I know there is a popular question/answer ...
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I request that accepted edits increase the reputation of the editor

It takes time and effort to edit questions to make them comprehensible or on-topic. It's useful work, and it should be rewarded.
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Should SE start a separate Mental Fitness beta?

I've committed to the proposal for a "Mental Fitness" beta, but it raises a difficult question: What's the difference from cogsci.SE? Is this just another of too many duplicate proposals out there ...
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Would the question, on movies.se, regarding the feeling one gets after watching a dramatic movie on-topic here?

Is the question The feeling after you watch a dramatic movie or great movie that remains inside you on-topic here?
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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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Should we limit self-citations of non-published work?

I don't think we should allow self-citation of non-published work to be used as authority for scientific conclusions. While everything in an answer can be treated as a conclusion. Introducing as ...
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Should we provide references with hyperlinks rather than listing references at the end of the answer?

I think citations should be linked to other places on the internet with hyperlinks rather than a listing of papers without links at the bottom of the answer.
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Why have my answers received downvotes?

I've gotten a lot of silly downvotes. My research into the answers is proven and the conclusions I give are logical. Does writing something on computer help memorize it? For this question no one ...
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1answer
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We have 1500+ visits per day (January 2014)

We've just passed an important milestone for our Area 51 Statistics. We now have over 1,500 visits per day. we passed 500 visits per day in January 2013 1000 visits per day in September 2013 and ...
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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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Do we want copy-paste answers?

How should we as a site deal with answers which are nothing but merely a copy paste from another article or site? It's is no on islam.se, so I was wondering, what's the status of such post here?
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Saving edits does not work when text is highlighted

I'd like to point out a bug. I do not know if this is reproducible though. When I edit any question in Windows 8.1, using Chrome, and I leave text highlighted, the save edits button does not work ...
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How should I improve this question?

What is the incentive of being puritans? I know it seems that some of it looks opinion based. For example, puritans may not do it out of incentive at all and do it out of honest deep felt desire to ...
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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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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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Link list for self-help questions?

Could we create a link list to forums, support groups, professional counseling drop-in centres etc. for self-help questions? I often see people looking for help and would like to send them somewhere ...
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10 questions migrated from Gamification

Just a FYI: Gamification was closed in private beta. As there was some overlap in scope with this site, some of the questions posted there were migrated here after it was closed. These may need some ...
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1answer
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Let's get critical: Nov 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Cognitive Sciences Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from ...
2
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2answers
59 views

Encouraging voting and posting on beta

We are getting a continual trickle of questions and a few new users. I am noticing not many posts are getting many upvotes. When a site first enters private beta, they tend to get a lot of activity ...
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Should we increase our scope to include Sociology?

There is a Sociology proposal on Area 51. Given how difficult it is to successfully build a site, and we are lacking on our question rate. Given we have a social-psychology tag and there are ...
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Do we want some more specific tags on Coggy?

In response to Jeromy's answer here http://meta.cogsci.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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broad topic, big-list question?

This question (What are the important open research questions in neuroscience?) probably is too broad as a normal question, and is not likely to have a single perfect answer. A better model would be ...
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Illustrating QnAs with pictures, that have tags like pornography, sexuality etc

Illustrating QnAs with pictures, that have tags like pornography, sexuality, etc, is allowed or not? Would that bother someone? On the other hand it will attract more user traffic:)

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