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Steve Stewart-Williams
Psychology, evolution, nature/nurture, sex differences, etc. My second book, The Ape That Understood the Universe, hit the shelves in 2018...
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Steve Stewart-Williams 15m
Amazing: A gecko trapped in amber, almost perfectly preserved after 54 million years.
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The Genetics of Sexual Dimorphism: Fascinating new paper explores how sex differences in gene expression contribute to phenotypic sex differences in humans and other mammals.
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Timothy Caulfield Jul 13
National Cancer Survey: "Nearly 4 in 10 Americans believe cancer can be cured solely through alternative therapies, despite evidence that patients who use alternative therapies instead of standard cancer treatments have much higher mortality rates." Grim.
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Some species evolve shells and other built-in armour for protection; others evolve the intelligence to create their own armour from the objects in the world around them. Exhibit A: This octopus with a coconut shell.
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Rosa Cheesman 11h
Our new preprint! Using adoptees in the UKB, we estimated GE interplay for educational attainment. Results suggest that half the power of polygenic scores comes from gene-environment correlation i.e. predicting the environment provided by relatives. Thread:
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Evan Sandhoefner Jul 9
Actually, your phone is a direct portal to an unimaginable bounty of accumulated knowledge, a fireproof & featherweight Library of Alexandria, an embarrassment of riches which would strike most people who ever lived as sorcery worthy of the gods.
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Chaz Firestone Jul 17
I’ve often seen folks here ask for examples of popular-but-false scientific ideas. But what about the reverse? Are there ideas or theories that the public thinks are false/refuted when really they aren’t?
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Steve Stewart-Williams 22h
How perceptions of the sexes have changed over time [US]
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Dr. David Miller 🏳️‍🌈 Jul 18
My latest co-authored research out today in American Psychologist: A meta-analysis on how gender stereotypes have changed since the 1940s, per national opinion polls with over 30,000 U.S. adult respondents Article [PDF]: Code:
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Steve Stewart-Williams 14h
Percentage of men and women aged 16-59 in England and Wales who said they had experienced domestic abuse in the last year, 2005-2018
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Share of intentional homicide suspects, male and female, selected countries, 2016 [4/4]
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Global homicide rate, by sex and age group, 2017 [3/4]
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Homicide rate, by subregion and by sex, 2017 [2/4]
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THREAD: Men, Women, and Homicide Homicide rate, by region and by sex, 2017 [1/4]
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Steve Stewart-Williams 15h
Sex differences in imprisonment rates: Women/girls as percentage of total prison population, by continent
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Christina Sommers 17h
NASA Announces All-Female Remake Of Staged Moon Landings | It’s about time!
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Steve Stewart-Williams Jul 18
A Brief History of Philosophy
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The Genetics of Sexual Dimorphism: Fascinating new paper explores how sex differences in gene expression contribute to phenotypic sex differences in humans and other mammals.
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Bonjour La France 23h
👠MY FIRST THREAD🎩 Anyone interested by explanations of differences in behavior between women and men should read these three essential articles, proving that constructive science discussions can work even for this VERY heated subject.
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