Mike Bailey

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The Girl Who Told the Truth

Eight days later, after moving in with her first foster family, Gabby allegedly made an outcry of her own. According to her foster mother, the girl …

Gender-Differentiated Parenting Revisited: Meta-Analysis Reveals Very Few Differences in Parental Control of Boys and Girls

1. Zahn-Waxler C, Shirtcliff EA, Marceau K. Disorders of childhood and adolescence: Gender and psychopathology. Annu Rev of Clin Psychol. 2008;4: …

Gender

Runs of homozygosity are not good for your functioning – Gene Expression

A must read review in <i>Nature Reviews Genetics</i>, Runs of homozygosity: windows into population history and trait architecture. Because it’s a paper on …

Interpreting Cohen's d effect size

A Common Language Explanation<p>With a Cohen's <i>d</i> of , % of the treatment group will be above the mean of the control group (Cohen's U3), % of the two …

7 Amazing Animal Organs People Don't Have

Under-eye "flashlights," venom glands, claspers. Nature abounds with body parts that aren't found in humans.<p>We humans like to explore the world, but sometimes we even find surprises in our own bodies.<p>Take the mesentery, a membrane that attaches the intestine to the abdominal wall. A new study …

Zoology

Tinder Experiments II: Guys, unless you are really hot you are probably better off not wasting your time on Tinder — a quantitative socio-economic study

by Worst-Online-Dater<p>Abstract (TL;DR)<p>This study was conducted to quantify the Tinder socio-economic prospects for males based on the percentage of …

Relationships

Male aggressiveness as intrasexual contest competition in 78 societies.

<b>Xenpapers</b> @Xenpaper 6 days ago<p>Male aggressiveness as intrasexual contest competition in 78 societies. https://t.co/5jDhwJl2Lr<p><b>Slyck 101</b> @Slyck101 164 …

Anthropology

Putting Profits Ahead of Patients

An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back<p>by Elisabeth Rosenthal<p>Penguin, 406 pp., $28.00<p>Getting Risk …

Free Speech at UChicago

On Parenting and Parents

It’s been a little over a year since my first article on parenting appeared in the pages of <i>Quillette</i>. Soon after publication, the essay began …

Parenting

Empirical assessment of published effect sizes and power in the recent cognitive neuroscience and psychology literature

by Denes Szucs, John P. A. IoannidisWe have empirically assessed the distribution of published effect sizes and estimated power by analyzing 26,841 …

Clinical Trials

Captain Obvious Science

In many ways, my science — and my colleagues’ science — generally involves collecting evidence for obvious hypotheses that are mainly denied by …

Replication

The art of expecting p-values

<i>In this post, I try to present the intuition behind the fact that, when studying real effects, one usually should not expect p-values near the 0.05</i> …

Data Science

Frequency-dependent female genital cutting behaviour confers evolutionary fitness benefits

Altmetric: 542<p>Citations: 1<p>More detail<p>Article<p>Janet A. Howard<br>• & Mhairi A. Gibson<p><i>Nature Ecology & Evolution</i> <b>volume 1</b>, Article number: 0049 …

Moral Grandstanding

pdfMoral Grandstanding<br>21 Pages<p>AuthorsBrandon Warmke + 1<p>connect to download<p>Get pdf<p>Download<p>AuthorsBrandon Warmke + 1<p>READ PAPER<p>GET pdf<p>×Close<p><b>Log In</b><p><b>Log In</b> …

Political Philosophy

Edge.org

R = h2 S.<p>R is the response to selection, S is the selection differential, and h2 is the narrow-sense heritability. This is the workhorse equation for …

New Mexico

Genetics and intelligence differences: five special findings

Altmetric: 901<p>Citations: 89<p>More detail<p>Expert Review |<p>Open<p>R Plomin<br>• & I J Deary<p><i>Molecular Psychiatry</i> <b>volume 20</b>, pages 98–108 …

Testosterone and reproductive effort in male primates

Abstract<p>Considerable evidence suggests that the steroid hormone testosterone mediates major life-history trade-offs in vertebrates, promoting mating …

Enough Already About 'Black Box' Experiments: Studying Mediation is More Difficult than Most Scholars Suppose

Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 628, pp. 200-08, March 2010<p>18 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2010 Last revised: 21 May …

Blackbox

The Adaptive Utility of Deontology: Deontological Moral Decision-Making Fosters Perceptions of Trust and Likeability

Baron, J., Scott, S., Fincher, K., & Metz, S. E. (2015). Why does the cognitive reflection test (sometimes) predict utilitarian moral judgment (and …

What is a Racist? Why Moral Progress Hinges on Getting the Answer Right

The charge of “racist” represents a scalpel that has been substantially dulled in recent years. The result is an inability to cut cleanly around the …

Nobel Prize

Watch humans go from a tiny group in Africa to 7 billion around the world, in 5 minutes

Here’s a fun distraction after a long week.<p>It’s been a bad week for a lot of Americans. How about an interesting distraction?<p>The video above, from the American Museum of Natural History, shows essentially all of human history in just six minutes. It shows humanity spreading across the world over a …

The Genetic Architecture of Quantitative Traits Cannot Be Inferred from Variance Component Analysis

by Wen Huang, Trudy F. C. MackayClassical quantitative genetic analyses estimate additive and non-additive genetic and environmental components of …

Genetics

How disgust made humans cooperate to build civilisations – Kathleen McAuliffe

The young man was having sex with his dog. In fact, he’d lost his virginity to it. Their relationship was still very good; the dog didn’t seem to …

How many genes to make a person?

The answer – fewer than are in a banana – has implications for the study of human health and raises questions about what generates complexity …

Biology