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Individual differences

Individual differences

in clinical psychology, deviations of individuals from the group average or from each other.


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

... American black population are European, meaning that the genes of any individual can range from 100 percent African to mostly European. If European ... distributions were mentioned in "Thirty Years of Research on Race Differences in Cognitive Ability" by Rushton and Jensen, published ...

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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)
Replies: 68
Views: 222077

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

... of a species, but you can't just extrapolate the principle to individuals within a species. The absolute brain size is correlated with ... good predictor of individual intelligence, you have not shown that such differences, if existent, are genetic. The averages in those distributions ...

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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)
Replies: 68
Views: 222077

Re:

... because the number of mutations is much larger than one per new individual. A recently published estimate is 70 new mutations per diploid ... in fitness. There's a lot more to be said on this; and there are differences between species. But basically; the answer to the original question ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:19 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 4163

Re: Is complexity inevitable?

... adaptations in related species. How does ecosystem complexity relate to individual organism complexity? Our cells don't compete with one another, ... Throw grains of salt in my eyes! Twin studies reveal that genetic differences can't explain all of the human variation, meaning that each unique ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
Replies: 16
Views: 5031

Personality

... is of personality traits. They are defined as 'consistent, between-individual differences in behaviour'. I would like to know peoples opinions on attributing human like ...

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by fumpledrumpskin
Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:06 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Personality
Replies: 0
Views: 624
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