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List Of Mendelian Traits In Humans
... allele from either parent will have the dominant form of the trait ... other parent will have the dominant form of the trait ... Purely Mendelian traits are a tiny minority of all traits, since most phenotypic traits exhibit incomplete dominance, codominance, and contributions from ...
Samburupithecus - Characteristics
... Defining cranial traits of this genus include low, broad zygomatics, straight alveolar process and large maxillary sinus ... Defining dental traits include three-rooted premolars, thick enamel and bunodont cusps ... of this mixture of primitive and derived traits in the KNM-SH 8531 specimen, it has been proposed that Samburupithecus lived before the gorilla-chimpanzee-hominin split and, therefore ...
Androgyny - Traits
... Androgynous traits are those that either have no gender value or have some aspects generally attributed to the opposite sex ... Physical androgyny (compare intersex), which concerns physical traits, is distinct from behavioral androgyny, which concerns personal and social anomalies in gender, and is also distinct from psychological ...
Multitrait-multimethod Matrix - Multitrait
... Multiple traits are used in this approach to examine (a) similar or (b) dissimilar traits, as to establish convergent and discriminant validity amongst traits ...
Coates Law Of Maturity - Coates Law of Maturity
... Rather than developing and fading in unison, these traits each operate on a unique evolutionary path and time line ... of individual tastes because it follows the logic that positive traits that appeal to one particular wine taster will continue to persist along the principle's guideline while for another taster ...

Famous quotes containing the word traits:

    Perhaps nothing is so depressing an index of the inhumanity of the male-supremacist mentality as the fact that the more genial human traits are assigned to the underclass: affection, response to sympathy, kindness, cheerfulness.
    Kate Millet (b. 1934)

    A child is born with the potential ability to learn Chinese or Swahili, play a kazoo, climb a tree, make a strudel or a birdhouse, take pleasure in finding the coordinates of a star. Genetic inheritance determines a child’s abilities and weaknesses. But those who raise a child call forth from that matrix the traits and talents they consider important.
    Emilie Buchwald (20th century)

    ... the first reason for psychology’s failure to understand what people are and how they act, is that clinicians and psychiatrists, who are generally the theoreticians on these matters, have essentially made up myths without any evidence to support them; the second reason for psychology’s failure is that personality theory has looked for inner traits when it should have been looking for social context.
    Naomi Weisstein (b. 1939)