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Effect

The result produced by an action.


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

Apparently the genetic influences on IQ are at least as strong as the environmental influences, but this psychologytoday article's mention of genetic "multipliers" challenged my previous understanding of genetic influences (denoted by A in the twin study ACE model). If skin color is a dete...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 218739

Re: Re:

... environment affects these averages. The more variation that is associated with environmental influences, the less accurately we can estimate the effect of any genetic differences. The image depicts roughly what I am saying. As the variation associated with environment increases, the odds ratio ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 218739

licorice root a stress reliever?

... by promoting adrenal gland function. That's not why I got licorice root capsules, but I think the recomended dosage, 900mg daily, has an opposite effect. I think it causes me to be preoccupied with insignificant problems, e.g. guilt over highly unlikely consequences of my actions, or anxiety over ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:09 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: licorice root a stress reliever?
Replies: 0
Views: 71

What makes dominant allele dominant?

You can have tens of alleles (often you do in a population). How do you imagine effect of two recessive alleles?

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by JackBean
Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:45 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What makes dominant allele dominant?
Replies: 5
Views: 1084

7 deadly sins in nature

... the woman's; in many Eastern or third world countries it is the man's. So an individual of either sex might not be given the choice. They are in effect made to sin, even when they know it is wrong. Governments and religions also take a hand in determining the size of families. I suppose this ...

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by animartco
Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:30 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: 7 deadly sins in nature
Replies: 6
Views: 1027
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