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Neuroscience and Q&A
Your Brain is programmed toanswer questions by otherhuman beings.The amygdala gives pleasurefor successful socialinteracti...
Questions are a light weight "fear"                               Questions are a form of                               "s...
It matters                              behind theWhy do we contribute to Q&Asites for free?
What content is good for Q&A?Good                       Bad- experiential knowledge   - pure facts- multiple levels of    ...
Forums vs Q&A sites
How does all this relate to Q&Asite design?
Neuroscience and quora
Neuroscience and quora
Neuroscience and quora
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Neuroscience and quora

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Explorations of the link between neuroscience and popularity of Q&A sites like Quora, Yahoo! Answers and StackOverflow.

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Neuroscience and quora

  1. 1. Neuroscience and Q&A
  2. 2. Your Brain is programmed toanswer questions by otherhuman beings.The amygdala gives pleasurefor successful socialinteractions.
  3. 3. Questions are a light weight "fear" Questions are a form of "stress" that triggers aresponse neurological response that heightens awareness.
  4. 4. It matters behind theWhy do we contribute to Q&Asites for free?
  5. 5. What content is good for Q&A?Good Bad- experiential knowledge - pure facts- multiple levels of - same level of difficultydifficulty - temporal topics that- long half-life of are only interesting realquestions time like news events
  6. 6. Forums vs Q&A sites
  7. 7. How does all this relate to Q&Asite design?

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