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Set psychology

set (psychology)

Readiness to think or respond in a predetermined way when confronted with a problem or stimulus situation.


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Evolutionary psychology

So, maybe the textbook definition of instinct doesn't completely encompass human emotion. However, it seems that some aspects of "instinct" would be helpful to some people in better understanding emotion. Instinct is "an inherited tendency of an organism to behave in a certain way, us...

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by 1300
Mon Apr 28, 2014 12:50 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary psychology
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... It sold 125,000 copies, was translated into 10 languages, and became required reading for undergraduate and even graduate classes in anthropology, psychology, and sociology. The second edition is not truly revised, but rather only expanded, as the author claims the book needed no updating as any ...

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by GrowingAtrophy
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:26 pm
 
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)

... distributions were mentioned in "Thirty Years of Research on Race Differences in Cognitive Ability" by Rushton and Jensen, published in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. The standard deviations were taken from a 1963 study by Kennedy, Van de Riet, and White. Notice all the "experts" ...

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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: 72
Views: 271349

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

... distributions were mentioned in "Thirty Years of Research on Race Differences in Cognitive Ability" by Rushton and Jensen, published in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. The standard deviations were taken from a 1963 study by Kennedy, Van de Riet, and White. It has been observed that ...

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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: 72
Views: 271349

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

... distributions were mentioned in "Thirty Years of Research on Race Differences in Cognitive Ability" by Rushton and Jensen, published in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. The standard deviations were taken from a 1963 study by Kennedy, Van de Riet, and White. It has been observed that ...

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by DavidSims
Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 271349
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