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Tendencies

tendency

(Science: psychology) A presumptive course of future behaviour in continuation of observed acts and attitudes.


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Personality

Animals that show particular behavioural tendencies are still rather unpredictable. One explanation for this that has attracted much attention lately (in ethology) is of personality traits. They are defined as 'consistent, between-individual ...

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by fumpledrumpskin
Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:06 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Personality
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The selective advantage of God

... regarding the possibility of humans with temporal lobe epilepsy having some sort of advantage over people without through their religious tendencies being attractive toward other religious people. This is far-fetched i know but so many things in the biological and sexually selective world ...

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by javaxcore
Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:03 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The selective advantage of God
Replies: 2
Views: 792

Re: XX - XY system explain prevalence of male homosexuality?

... Psychology: Goals in Interaction. 5th ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon. 2010. Print. However, there is a wide range of explanations for homosexual tendencies. Male versus female procreative strategies; the ways females benefit from all-female troops; etc. I shouldn't oversimplify it.

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by wildfunguy
Wed Nov 21, 2012 5:44 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: XX - XY system explain prevalence of male homosexuality?
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Views: 1505

Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.

... only engaged with male. I would develop crushes on girls my age, but never did males (reiteration for clarification). However, my mannerisms and tendencies were feminine. Yet I was more like a tom boy, in that I regularly did "manly" things, such as snake, lizard, and crayfish catching ...

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by ChesneMD
Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:30 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.
Replies: 39
Views: 40795

Re: Every species to have ever existed...

... and I was wondering if anyone could direct me to a map or a list of every species to have ever existed. I would also like to know about the tendencies of life over time. For example. after dinosaurs more mammals thrived. What came before dinosaurs? Thanks for the answers! Here you go: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolutionary_history_of_life

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by Wolfgang
Wed May 11, 2011 12:45 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Every species to have ever existed...
Replies: 2
Views: 1556
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