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Population genetics

Population genetics

(Science: epidemiology, genetics) The study of genetic influences on the components of cause and effect in the somatic characteristics of populations.


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

No one doubts that genetics play a vital role in intelligence. But we're all creatures of genetics, aren't ... likely candidates for that designation would be black Africans: European-American populations are less genetically diverse and have more potentially harmful genetic variations ...

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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)
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... as a genetic influence on IQ in a twin study. No one doubts that genetics play a vital role in intelligence. But we're all creatures of genetics, ... for that designation would be black Africans: European-American populations are less genetically diverse and have more potentially harmful ...

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by Seth90210
Fri May 23, 2014 4:23 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)

... it's obvious your "doctorate" is neither in anthropology nor genetics. You simply don't know what you're talking about. In terms of evolutionary ... and even then there had been continuous gene flow between different populations of humans. This is certainly not enough time for discrete ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... but I will suggest that intelligence is maintained in all Homo sapien populations because intelligence is useful in any environment where the food ... If we ever get evidence that—environmental influences equal—African genetics are generally more favorable to the development of intelligence, ...

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by wildfunguy
Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Re: Is complexity inevitable?

... reproductive barriers between popoulations. Normally, if different populations are exposed to different environments, the differing selection pressures push the population genetics in different directions, and gene flow between the populations interferes ...

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by wildfunguy
Fri Oct 18, 2013 1:55 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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