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tendency

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


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Evolutionary psychology

... 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, usually in reaction to its environment and for the purpose of fulfilling a specific need..." ...

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by 1300
Mon Apr 28, 2014 12:50 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary psychology
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Re: Is complexity inevitable?

... one can not argue against the imperative need for a culturaly rich world, where differences are not only accepted, but encouraged to blossom. The tendency of most developing countries to mimic the western way of life is but an example of how much the importance of differentiation is being ignored. ...

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by cakrit
Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... confirmed, but expectations and predictions based on a simple LUA and the gradual accumulation of genetic complexity always fail. This is a tendency I'm going to underline by to following points and examples. 2. C-value paradox If LUA had a simple genome (like a simple bacterium) and genetic ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
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Views: 7521

Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

... Fulzele. Insights gained from years of practice as surgeon makes him wonder if indeed we have overlooked facts staring in our face. Nature has a tendency to hide many secrets but at the same time it provides enough clues to unravel its mysteries. Dr. Fulzele picks up loose threads from life to ...

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by surgeongirl
Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:42 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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Flowers' selective pressure on plant-eating insects

... either/or situation, but I don't think I've heard it mentioned before that the evolution of flowers was driven by their effect on curtailing the tendency towards the evolution of pesticide resistance in insects, rather than primarily a mechanism for improved sexual reproduction. In effect, this ...

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by expuddle
Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:48 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Flowers' selective pressure on plant-eating insects
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