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Breeding

Breeding

1. The act or process of generating or bearing.

2. The raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding.

3. Nurture; education; formation of manners. She had her breeding at my fathers charge. (Shak)

4. Deportment or behavior in the external offices and decorums of social life; manners; knowledge of, or training in, the ceremonies, or polite observances of society. Delicacy of breeding, or that polite deference and respect which civility obliges us either to express or counterfeit towards the persons with whom we converse. (Hume)

5. Descent; pedigree; extraction. Honest gentlemen, i know not your breeding. (Shak) Close breeding, in and in breeding, breeding from a male and female from the same parentage. Cross breeding, breeding from a male and female of different lineage. Good breeding, politeness; genteel deportment.

Synonym: education, instruction, nurture, training, manners. See education.


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... subjects and higher visuospatial intelligence, but very average to below average verbal intelligence (a cause most likely due to selective breeding). in any case, there are other factors that determine intelligence- social, emotional, rhythmic, and others- that are often neglected by researchers, ...

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by Seth90210
Wed Feb 25, 2015 2:37 am
 
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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... subjects and higher visuospatial intelligence, but very average to below average verbal intelligence (a cause most likely due to selective breeding). in any case, there are other factors that determine intelligence- social, emotional, rhythmic, and others- that are often neglected by researchers, ...

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by CandyTon
Sat Feb 07, 2015 3:24 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Is talent inherited?

True that. To be more specific, I admit I was taking into consideration only the human race and standard breeding. Also, to avoid further logical problems, I was talking about relative cerebral health (i.e. comparative between two individuals), but it can be generalized once ...

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by Banderi
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:17 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is talent inherited?
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Mendel's Law

... the ratio. Describe the phenotypic and genotypic ratios for the F2 generation if pea plants with restricted yellow pods are crossed with true-breeding inflated green pods in the original cross and then the F1 generation is crossed.

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by curlzz07
Sat Oct 04, 2014 2:28 pm
 
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Is incest avoidance selected for?

Since there is clear advantage of out-of-family breeding, probably yes.

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by JackBean
Wed Feb 19, 2014 5:47 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is incest avoidance selected for?
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