Brain and Cognition

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Biopsychological structure of Yin-Yang using Cloninger’s Temperament model and Carver and White’s BIS/BAS scale

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Ada Zohar –– It connect major and profoundly different views of teperament
Time-of-day effects in implicit racial in-group preferences are likely selection effects, not circadian rhythms

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Jafri Abdullah –– Comprehensive writeup
How we see electronic games

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Nicholas Badcock –– The work answers a question about which most people make assumptions. The results will challenge these assumptions and hopefully help people consider the evidence they have for negative perceptions of gaming before disseminating these perceptions. Who knows, it might even generalise beyond gaming!
Psychometric properties of the Greek TCI-R and its clinical correlates: schizotypy and the self-regulation of affective and cognitive functioning

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Ada Zohar –– It is well done and it proves yet again the stability and validity of the TCI and the importance of personality as an organizing structure.
Distribution and regulation of gonadotropin-releasing hormone, kisspeptin, RF-amide related peptide-3, and dynorphin in the bovine hypothalamus

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Karine Rousseau –– There are not a lot of studies performed on bovines. The findings of the manuscript are new for these vertebrates and important in the field of reproductive endocrinology.
French validation of the Barcelona Music Reward Questionnaire

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Jafri Abdullah –– This manuscript publishes the French validation of the Barcelona music reward questionaire.
The (mis)measurement of the Dark Triad Dirty Dozen: exploitation at the core of the scale

Editor rating: 8 / 10

C. Robert Cloninger –– This is the largest sample measuring the Dark Triad and reveals that a single core feature -- exploitation -- at its core. This is a topic with broad appeal to scientists and non-scientists because it is relevant to daily life and evaluating people with whom we interact.
Sustained attention in skilled and novice martial arts athletes: a study of event-related potentials and current sources

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Tsung-Min Hung –– This article provide evidence to support neural flexibility hypothesis that is relative novel but could be a new direction for future investigation. Although the current source density analysis is not new but relatively not widely used in this type of studies.
Odd versus even: a scientific study of the ‘rules’ of plating

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Luca Tommasi –– Clarifies culinary traditions empirically
Real-life experience with personally familiar faces enhances discrimination based on global information

Editor rating: 10 / 10

Jafri Abdullah –– FACE RECOGNITION ESPECIALLY EMOTIONAL ONES ARE IMPORTANT SCIENCES THAT WILL LEAD TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ROBOTS TO MANAGE THE ELDERLY IN THE FUTURE

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