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Michael Bloomberg for President (NOT) in 2020

Michael Bloomberg Is Reportedly Going to Run for President in 2020—as a Democrat Bloomberg first ran for mayor of New York as a Republican in…

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A mathematical model of phenotypic cause, effects on genes, and affects on behavior

the only thing wrong with mathematical models of cause and effect is that they attribute indirect genetic effects, direct genetic effects, and affects on behavior to something unknown

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Is there a model for that?

it is the acceptance of theories, opinions, and stories about natural and sexual selection that are problem.

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Consequences and Evolution: The Cause That Works Backwards

it does help to make the differences between behaviorists and biologists more apparent, and I admire the way it clearly shows that the behaviorists have it backwards

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The Knowing Nose: Chemical Signals Communicate Human Emotions

The combination of chemicals in the mixture and the effects of the mixture on women’s behavior enables us to make the claim that the mixture is a mixture of human pheromones.

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Nobel laureate challenges psychologists to clean up their act

social priming doesn’t begin with a visual stimulus or a hormone like oxytocin in mammals. It begins with gene activation by a sensory stimulus

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Unconscious affects on incalculable genomic interactions

Kudos to them for moving us forward and away from random mutations theory to an era where geneticists and neuroscientists can examine sensory cause and effect in the proper perspective of an epigenetic continuum of unconscious affects on genomic interactions…

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Is the language of God the god problem? (1530 words)

Olfactory/pheromonal input epigenetically causes the creation of new genes.

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Human pheromones and inner conflict about evolution (1102 words)

What the honeybee queen eats determines her pheromone production. Her pheromones determine everything else about the social interactions of the colony including the neuroanatomy of the worker bees’ brains.

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Receptor-mediated biological cause and effect

Taken together, these two open-access articles from the supplement offer a concise and reasonably accurate overview of the receptor-mediated events that are required for adaptive evolution.

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