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(noun) Plural form of variable.

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Re: Is talent inherited?

... could be higher concordance rate of handedness among identical twins than among fraternal twins. Twin studies on even the most culturally unique variables usually estiamte that about 30% of our variability is due to genetic variability.

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by wildfunguy
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:29 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is talent inherited?
Replies: 38
Views: 32535

Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... or rabbits and coyotes. Rabbits needed to learn how to live in one neighborhood with a coyote so I wouldn't call them less intelligent. Too many variables. Environment, speed, weigh, tricks, condition, weather and so on and so forth.

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by Sheppie
Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 15
Views: 15796

Trying to prove height increase...need help

... to confirm this. You need to X-ray both hands then using calipers to measure to rule out any other appearance of lengthening. There are too many variables from just an ordinary picture.

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by daniel.kurz
Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying to prove height increase...need help
Replies: 2
Views: 2551

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

... The drop was smaller for the adopted blacks specifically (7.7), which could be due to the decline with age in the effect of "pre-adoption variables". According to the Wikipedia article, Loehlin suggested prenatal effects, noting that among the adopted interracials, 66 of their 68 ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:29 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 332701

biology urgent need help?

... difference between the number of insect in a dark side and the number in a bright side of the chamber.” Which one could be the three confounding variables? A - Varying humidity across the chamber B - The orientation of the chamber C - The age of the insects D - The non-reflective material from ...

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by zak
Sun Dec 15, 2013 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: biology urgent need help?
Replies: 3
Views: 2687
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