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Validity

validity

1. The extent to which a measurement, test or study measures what it purports to measure.

2. Occasionally, accuracy.


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Re: Re:

... Algeria, Pakistan, Morocco, etc., all score below black Americans. This wouldn't happen if your racial hierarchy in intelligence theories had any validity. As a matter of fact, adjusted for 400+ years of brutality and cultural ostracization black American IQ is actually significantly higher than ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263432

Re:

... Algeria, Pakistan, Morocco, etc., all score below black Americans. This wouldn't happen if your racial hierarchy in intelligence theories had any validity. As a matter of fact, adjusted for 400+ years of brutality and cultural ostracization black American IQ is actually significantly higher than ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:46 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 263432

Re: unbalanced gender ratios of offspring

The mechanism of sperm fertilisation, with the y chromosome being lighter I don't know the validity of, but it seems a reasonable presumption. I personally think that the ratio is perhaps due to the preservation of genetic diversity. Most mammals tend to be polygynous, ...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:01 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: unbalanced gender ratios of offspring
Replies: 6
Views: 4329

Re: Cell Signaling

... When you take away the organism and only involve the particular molecules you take away some of the variability and hence increase the validity of your results.

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 5:03 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Signaling
Replies: 1
Views: 900

Analog model of morphology

... analogies are listed in my blog http://eidolondoor.blogspot.com/ , along with the reasons that have leaded me to them. Possible evidence for the validity of this hypothesis is also pointed out. The Ideas I am proposing may seem like science fiction at first because they are indeed unconventional, ...

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by addso
Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:38 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Analog model of morphology
Replies: 0
Views: 2785
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