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What would be the main benefit in using an affective agent for cognitive remediation of social cognition ? : directly stimulates cognition / facilitates cognition / acts on motivation / reduces social anxiety / Other from Karl will end on 01/08/2017 10h25
Virtual agents are know to be appreciated by children. This phenomenon may be profitable in adults even if they have impaired social cognition. I would state that 1) motivation by play, 2) fear reduction would be the main way to help socially impaired patients enter into the complex, unpredictable, poorly systematized social world. Picture : see the use in the Boston museum of Ada and Grace to guide children's said Karl

Computer Sciences Artificial Intelligence One of the following vocal assistant will be the first computer program to pass the Turing test without any human help.


Life Sciences Neurosciences Superior temporal gyrus activation elicited by social visual stimuli with intentional contents (theory of mind) is under strong top-down influences ?


Physics Cosmology The multiverse (meta-universes) theories will gain support among cosmologists in the future as it is still debated.


Life Sciences Neurosciences Schizophrenic patients with theory of mind deficits have reduced superior temporal gyrus electrical activation


With respect to the administration of cocaine, Eating cookies (high fat and sugar food such as Oreos) evokes in rats brain activity in the reward regions that is : significantly superior / equal / significantly inferior / Other from Karl will end on 18/10/2014 12h38
According to Joseph Schroeder cookies provoke in rats higher behavioral interest and brain expression of c-Fos in the nucleus accumbens. said Karl

According to Bryan Sykes, a geneticist at the University of Oxford, the Yeti is apparented to a bear and not an hominid. To what the Yeti should be apparented ? : Bears / Hominids / Felins / Totally unknown specie / Other from Karl will end on 01/10/2015 15h11
The Yeti has never been identified as a specific specie. As for "big foot" evidence of it's existence is scarce and even untrustfull. This research on DNA sequence may constitute one first line of scientific evidence. said Karl

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Computer sciences will be able to conceive an artificial intelligence that has a IQ above 200? : Yes / No / Other from Karl will end on 24/11/2018 22h14
Note this interesting website maintained by Ray Kurzweil, and important thinker on futurology and avocate of the singularity hypothesis : said Karl

To emerge the phenomenon of consciousness relies on quantum physics specifically, i.e. theories that do not involve quantum phenomenon cannot account for all mind-matter relationships. : Yes / No / Other from Karl will end on 02/01/2020 09h24
I must say that I was absolutely not convinced by quantum theories of consciousness until yesterday, when I read the news about the NSA developing "quantum computer that could crack most types of encryption" (see ref. above). It occurred to me that brain (and living cells) have developed since the "beginning" in a universe where quantum physics is the rule. It means that complex phenomenons that could help to process data in a "new optimized way" were available to our neurons for millions of years. If the NSA can break codes with quantum computers, why not some of our neurons in a way that we don't understand yet? Sir John Eccles offered a precise micro-tubular theory about that a few years ago. said Karl

Physics Misc. Signs of alien life will be found by detecting non-random electromagnetic signals


Life Sciences Evolution What will be the most ancient fossils of hominid that will be discovered in the future?


Medicine Psychiatry Oxytocin administered before therapy session enhances the effects of social cognitive remediation on empathy, theory of mind, emotion recognition, and functioning.






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1. With respect to the administration of cocaine, Eating cookies (high fat and sugar food such as Oreos) evokes in rats brain activity in the reward regions that is 59 day(s)

2. Superior temporal gyrus activation elicited by social visual stimuli with intentional contents (theory of mind) is under strong top-down influences ? 72 day(s)

3. According to Bryan Sykes, a geneticist at the University of Oxford, the Yeti is apparented to a bear and not an hominid. To what the Yeti should be apparented ? 407 day(s)

4. Oxytocin administered before therapy session enhances the effects of social cognitive remediation on empathy, theory of mind, emotion recognition, and functioning. 773 day(s)

5. Schizophrenic patients with theory of mind deficits have reduced superior temporal gyrus electrical activation 773 day(s)

6. What would be the main benefit in using an affective agent for cognitive remediation of social cognition ? 1077 day(s)

7. One of the following vocal assistant will be the first computer program to pass the Turing test without any human help. 1077 day(s)

8. The multiverse (meta-universes) theories will gain support among cosmologists in the future as it is still debated. 1138 day(s)

9. What will be the most ancient fossils of hominid that will be discovered in the future? 1508 day(s)

10. Computer sciences will be able to conceive an artificial intelligence that has a IQ above 200? 1557 day(s)

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