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Mediterranean Race - Early Debates
... These differentiations occurred following long-standing claims about the alleged differences between the Nordic and the Mediterranean people ... Such debates arose from responses to ancient writers who had commented on differences between northern and southern Europeans ... By the nineteenth century long-standing cultural and religious differences between Protestant northwestern Europe and the Roman Catholic south were being reinterpreted in racial terms ...
Hybridisation (biology) - Limiting Factors
... more closely related hybridization barriers can include morphological differences, differing times of fertility, mating behaviors and cues, physiological rejection ... In plants, barriers to hybridization include blooming period differences, different pollinator vectors, inhibition of pollen tube growth, somatoplastic sterility, cytoplasmic-genic male sterility and ...
Sex And Psychology - Personality Tests
... Cross-cultural research has shown gender differences on the domains and facets of the Big Five personality traits ... Gender differences in personality traits are largest in prosperous, healthy, and egalitarian cultures in which women have more opportunities that are equal to those of men ... Differences in the magnitude of sex differences between more or less developed world regions were due to differences between men not women in these ...
Heritability Of IQ - Between-group Heritability
... Although IQ differences between individuals are shown to have a large hereditary component, it does not follow that mean group-level disparities (between-group differences ... in the height of the plants within a batch will be due to differences in their genes ... Nevertheless, the difference between the two groups is due entirely to an environmental factor - differential nutrition ...

Famous quotes containing the word differences:

    Generally there is no consistent evidence of significant differences in school achievement between children of working and nonworking mothers, but differences that do appear are often related to maternal satisfaction with her chosen role, and the quality of substitute care.
    Ruth E. Zambrana, U.S. researcher, M. Hurst, and R.L. Hite. “The Working Mother in Contemporary Perspectives: A Review of Literature,” Pediatrics (December 1979)

    I may be able to spot arrowheads on the desert but a refrigerator is a jungle in which I am easily lost. My wife, however, will unerringly point out that the cheese or the leftover roast is hiding right in front of my eyes. Hundreds of such experiences convince me that men and women often inhabit quite different visual worlds. These are differences which cannot be attributed to variations in visual acuity. Man and women simply have learned to use their eyes in very different ways.
    Edward T. Hall (b. 1914)

    When was it that the particles became
    The whole man, that tempers and beliefs became
    Temper and belief and that differences lost
    Difference and were one? It had to be
    In the presence of a solitude of the self....
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)