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Hebbian History

memeengine replied to your post: Or can the influence of any ancestor ever fade down to zero? (Or, well… to arbitrarily small size?) An AR[1] process can go arbitrarily ↓0 as time↑∞. But in real life the sins of the fathers … Continue reading

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Gender Studies & Mathematics, #2

I’m totally convinced that ∃ more connections between mathematics and the humanities than the university culture I once stewed in would suggest. Probably due to personality differences, but also lack of familiarity with each other’s subject matter, I never saw … Continue reading

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“They don’t have money for a gym membership. They don’t have money for a 24-hour gym pass. This is a ghetto pass. They work out in the ‘hood. A lot of these guys are creative, because they’ve been incarcerated. They … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Psychology Rap (start at 09:00) Too bad Gary S Becker was left out of the shout out. Rational discounting in response to environmental factors? It’s economics as well as evo psych! Some awesome quotes: 8:54 How do you know you’re not … Continue reading

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While the black and white populations of the United States have long differed in various social and economic variables — in income, years of schooling, life expectancy, unemployment rates, crime rates, and scores on a variety of tests — so … Continue reading

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Race can be discussed as a social reality with a biological component. The consequences of that social reality have been very serious, however, and continue to be so. So are the consequences of the fallacies surrounding race. Among these fallacies … Continue reading

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Manifolds, Star Fox, and Self-versus-Other

Branes, D-branes, M-theory, K-theory … news articles about theoretical physics often mention “manifolds”.  Manifolds are also good tools for theoretical psychology and economics. Thinking about manifolds is guaranteed to make you sexy and interesting. Fortunately, these fancy surfaces are already … Continue reading

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