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Personal equation

personal equation

A slight error in judgment, perceptual response, or action peculiar to the individual and so constant that it is usually possible to allow for it in accepting the person's statements or conclusions, thus arriving at approximate exactness; observed in persons whose work involves readings of events in time, such as navigators and air traffic controllers.


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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... - supernatural involvement being that, is causing the controversy… On a personal note… One time I ran into event, 2 degrees later, I have absolutely ... absolutely reshuffled the weights I allocated to the elements in the equation of my perception of reality. Putting aside charlatanism, circus ...

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by Nick7
Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:15 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929344

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

... (in billions)= 5.583 + 0.006 (cm3 brain volume). According to this equation, a person with a brain size of 1,400 cm3 has, on average, 600 million ... admire Gould for having the candor to divulge this background. No doubt personal experience affects all scholarship (including mine). However, even ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 269940

Altruism?

... If this is the case, then a parent will be likely to save its child at personal risk to itself as the child shares 50% of its genes. The further ... however, that this is not always the case. Love is brought into the equation: Love is a combination of chemicals. You know that feeling when ...

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by geddiknight
Wed Mar 02, 2005 2:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Altruism?
Replies: 12
Views: 15068


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