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Continuous

Continuous

Not interrupted, having no interruption.

Origin: L. Continuus


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

... time scales humans had been isolated a relatively short time. We're talking a few tens of thousands of years at most and even then there had been continuous gene flow between different populations of humans. This is certainly not enough time for discrete differentiation to have occurred in any ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 218800

Effects of variation in Flicker Fusion Thresholds (vision)

... particular interest to me is vision and in particular the flicker fusion threshold (FFR); the frequency at which an intermittent stimulus appears continuous. According to the following article this threshold differs from species to species and seems to relate to both size and metabolic rate, which ...

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by NMLevesque
Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effects of variation in Flicker Fusion Thresholds (vision)
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Views: 661

Re: Re:

But things aren't perfect, and further more there are a continuous stream of "errors" in the replication of genetic information from generation to generation; a substantial amount of which is detrimental. They do accumulate; but the more they ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 9:18 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 3818

Re: Re:

... and so a small amount of functional difference accumulates over generations, giving also continuous change in the face of a continuously changing environment, all implying any particular trend in increasing or decreasing fitness. urk... missed the editing window to ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:52 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 3818

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... by drift rather than fixed. (2) "Compensation". Some detrimental mutations do manage to become fixed; but there is not a corresponding continuous decline in fitness, as other mutations (beneficial) may arise to compensate. When it comes to the actual numbers and calculations, it still ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:19 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 3818
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