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Adoption

voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be as one's own child, usually with legal confirmation.


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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... differences in brain size and IQ, (6) Cesare Lombroso and the genetic basis of criminal behavior, (7) between-group heritabilities, inter-racial adoption studies, and IQ (8) why evolutionary theory predicts group differences, and (9) the extent to which Gould's political ideology has affected ...

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by GrowingAtrophy
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:26 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... It certainly not a search for truth, because your minds are closed shut to countervailing evidence. Oh, and I know you'll trot out the timeworn adoption study bullshit. So allow me to preempt that now. This is Nisbett from the same article as above: The closest thing to direct evidence that ...

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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 221708

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... their beliefs are "holy truths." Did they somehow control for stereotype threat? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stereotype_threat Even in adoption studies, there could be differences due to stereotype threat or even nutrition in the womb. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=brain-from-womb-to-tomb

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by wildfunguy
Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:42 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 221708

Does an advanced algo of aggregation and ranking interesting

... to each individual. CFAR-m solves the major problem of fixing the subjective importance of each variable in the aggregation.  It avoids the adoption of an equal weighting or a weighting based on exogenous criteria. Th e weightings for CFAR-m emanate only from the information content of variables ...

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by remimollicone
Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:36 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Does an advanced algo of aggregation and ranking interesting
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Views: 2154

Are Creationists more right than evolutionists after all

... itself is part of the biosphere) & behaves accordingly for the survival &/or growth of all humanity and all life then he behaves morally. Adoption of such a morality by all men is an essential step for the evolution of god. Manifestation of the self of humanity is God. Presently we only ...

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by maunas
Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:58 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are Creationists more right than evolutionists after all
Replies: 25
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