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Distributions

Distribution

1. The specific location or arrangement of continuing or successive objects or events in space or time.

2. The extent of a ramifying structure such as an artery or nerve and its branches.

3. The geographical range of an organism or disease.

4. Probability.

Origin: L. Distributio


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

... admixture whatsoever. In fact they are vastly more successful than whites in terms of academic and occupational attainment. The averages in those distributions were mentioned in "Thirty Years of Research on Race Differences in Cognitive Ability" by Rushton and Jensen, published in Psychology, ...

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

... is a good predictor of individual intelligence, you have not shown that such differences, if existent, are genetic. The averages in those distributions were mentioned in "Thirty Years of Research on Race Differences in Cognitive Ability" by Rushton and Jensen, published in Psychology, ...

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

... IQ in US-resident blacks is normal at 85±12.4, and that the distribution of IQ in US-resident whites is normal at 103±16.4. The averages in those distributions were mentioned in "Thirty Years of Research on Race Differences in Cognitive Ability" by Rushton and Jensen, published in Psychology, ...

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by DavidSims
Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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question of population genetics

I am interested in the variations in intra-population diversity among populations, because heterogeneous distributions of intra-population diversity may harbor both genetic hotspots or coldspots which are often prioritized targets of conservation. Then I am trying to assess ...

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by kamui
Mon Apr 30, 2012 6:18 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: question of population genetics
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Theories - Origin of Life

... perspective , but nonetheless are disturbing from ecological or economic ones, because such changes signal inevitable disruptions in the distributions, population dynamics, and community interactions of organisms (1, 2). (My emphasis.) I am aware of their “not surprising from an evolutionary ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:42 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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