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Effect

The result produced by an action.


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

... be due to the decline with age in the effect of "pre-adoption variables". According to the Wikipedia article, Loehlin suggested prenatal effects, noting that among the adopted interracials, 66 of their 68 biological mothers were white. You'll notice that this group's IQ was only below ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:29 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 258585

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

... that a population "bottleneck" may have been involved in the original settlement of Europe I wasn't suggesting that skin color directly effects intelligence. I was suggesting that because skin color, a largely genetic trait, affects how a person is treated, an environmental effect, it ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 258585

licorice root a stress reliever?

... problems, e.g. guilt over highly unlikely consequences of my actions, or anxiety over imagined or exaggerated negative appraisals. It also effects my heart rate and libido, but that's off-topic. I don't know where the stress-reducing idea came from. Licorice root increases cortisol levels ...

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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: 1395

Biology tests

... you wrote about how HIV affects the body and its physiology, the question was about AIDS. It may have wanted you to elucidate exactly why the effects of an HIV infections could lead to the complete breakdown of immune function. For example if you had mentioned the T-helpers and macrophages ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:37 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology tests
Replies: 1
Views: 1201

reproductive sytem

... I'd go with thinking about which sex hormones have a significant effect elsewhere - think about oestrogen and testosterone, which have wide-spread effects across the whole body. For example testosterone has been shown to prevent the onset of osteoporosis (the formation of air cavities in the bones). ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:49 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: reproductive sytem
Replies: 1
Views: 2301
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