Brain and Cognition

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Endogenous testosterone correlates with parochial altruism in relation to costly punishment in different social settings

Section Editor rating: 7 / 10

Stephen Macknik –– A new link between hormone levels and decision-making is an important find
Prevalence of near-death experiences in people with and without REM sleep intrusion

Section Editor rating: 7 / 10

Stephen Macknik –– Near-death experiences evoke strong implications in society. This work may help to ground the experience in natural events.
Paranoia and conspiracy: group cohesion increases harmful intent attribution in the Trust Game

Section Editor rating: 7 / 10

Stephen Macknik –– Principled and quantified studies of behavior in paranoics are rare and important.
Increasing perceived hand size improves motor performance in individuals with stroke: a home-based training study

Section Editor rating: 7 / 10

Stephen Macknik –– This method has potentially far reaching impact in rehabilitation
Different neurocognitive patterns of conflict control in Tibetans living above and below 4,000 m

Section Editor rating: 7 / 10

Stephen Macknik –– Really interesting study on the effects at living at high altitudes
A functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation of the autonomous sensory meridian response

Section Editor rating: 7 / 10

Stephen Macknik –– ASMR is a hot topic
Development and evaluation of the Parenting to Reduce Child Anxiety and Depression Scale (PaRCADS): assessment of parental concordance with guidelines for the prevention of child anxiety and depression

Section Editor rating: 7 / 10

Stephen Macknik –– A new tool to assess child anxiety is critically important.
We need to talk about reliability: making better use of test-retest studies for study design and interpretation

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Andrew Gray –– The author explains the importance of estimating sources of variation, including measurement error, when designing studies, and even more importantly, provides practical guidance and software support to enable researchers, from a much wider range of disciplines than just PET studies, to use the information presented here.
Moderating factors influence the relative age effect in Australian cricket

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Tim Doyle –– Understanding the young athlete is important to ensure we develop them appropriately, not just so they perform well, but so we ensure their longevity in sport by keeping them injury free.
Impact of emotional and motivational regulation on putting performance: a frontal alpha asymmetry study

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Maurizio Bertollo –– I think that the paper will improve the understanding of the Impact of emotional and motivational regulation on putting performance improving the psychophysiological features underpinning golf performance

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New NDE Scholarly Paper | Prevalence of Near-Death Experiences In People With and Without REM Sleep Intrusion | https://t.co/6QRIjwWurc | #NDEs #NearDeathExperiences #afterlife #consciousness #sleep https://t.co/Iigp1iDWyN

Endogenous testosterone correlates with parochial altruism in relation to costly punishment in different social settings https://t.co/C392X070o2 @thePeerJ https://t.co/n7eLfqj3eq

Massive congrats to @AGreenburgh on the publication of her 1st PhD paper!!

Increasing perceived hand size improves motor performance in individuals with stroke: a home-based training study https://t.co/otIjw0AsLV @thePeerJ https://t.co/QLrmH6nDhl

Different neurocognitive patterns of conflict control in Tibetans living above and below 4,000 m https://t.co/olobozblk0 @thePeerJ

@stevenjluck @max12elliott @NeurogenDuke @annchenruth Nice blog post, and relevant considerations, however I disagree with some of your conclusions. I recently published a paper on exactly this, and how reliability can actually be re-calibrated for some of these cases. Would love to hear your thoughts! https://t.co/eyBkxL2Rtr

A functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation of the autonomous sensory meridian response https://t.co/0spC4T7Cv4 @thePeerJ https://t.co/xE6YXq7ncU

Development and evaluation of the Parenting to Reduce Child Anxiety and Depression Scale (PaRCADS): assessment of parental concordance with guidelines for the prevention of child anxiety and depression https://t.co/LPmZIxR4hv @thePeerJ

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RAE in Australian junior cricket article led by @jono_connor has been published today in @thePeerJ https://t.co/VuhIKPpEbZ #Neuroscience #Kinesiology #SciencePolicy

My article has been published today in @thePeerJ https://t.co/kmd6HlO6VB #Neuroscience #Kinesiology #sportscience #EEG #Sportpsychology #Psychophysiology #Taiwan