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A race is what zoologists term a variety or subdivision of a species.
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A similar racial gradient is found both within the U.S. and globally for measures of sexual activity and frequencies of sexually transmitted diseases such as AIDS (based on World Health Organization data).
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After that I returned to Canada where I taught at York University from 1974-1976 and the University of Toronto until 1977.
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Blacks in the Caribbean, Britain, Canada and sub-Saharan Africa as well as in the United States have low IQ scores relative to whites.
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But differentiation also occurs under less extreme circumstances. Zoologists and evolutionists refer to such differentiated populations as races.
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But with each passing year and each new study, the evidence for the genetic contribution to individual and group differences becomes more firmly established than ever.
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Deconstructing the concept of race not only conflicts with people's tendency to classify and build family histories according to common descent but also ignores the work of biologists studying non-human species.
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Each race (or variety) is characterized by a more or less distinct combination of inherited morphological, behavioral, physiological traits.
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Forensic anthropologists regularly classify skeletons of decomposed bodies by race.
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Formation of a new race takes place when, over several generations, individuals in one group reproduce more frequently among themselves than they do with individuals in other groups.
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I received a D.Sc. from the University of London in 1992.
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I then moved to the University of Oxford for a one-year post-doc to continue my research on personality development in children.
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I then moved to the University of Western Ontario where I was made a full professor in 1985.
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I was born in Bournemouth, England, in 1943.
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If race were an arbitrary, socially-constructed concept, devoid of all biological meaning, such consistent relationships would not exist.
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In flowers, insects, and non-human mammals, zoologists consistently and routinely study the process of racial differentiation.
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Mongoloids, caucasoids, and negroids can be distinguished on the basis of obvious differences in skeletal morphology, hair and facial features, as well by blood groups and DNA fingerprints.
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My father was a building contractor; my mother was French and gave me my middle name.
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Nonetheless, much has been learned by studying the statistical differences between the various human races.
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Of course, individuals vary greatly within each racial group and should be treated as such.
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On average, the Chinese, Koreans, and Japanese are more similar to each other and are different from Australians, Israelis and the Swedes, who in turn are similar to each other and are different from Nigerians, Kenyans, and Jamaicans.
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Race differences show up early in life.
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Sex hormones are circulated throughout the body and are known to activate many brain-behavior systems involving aggression and reproduction.
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Social definitions - that is, self-identification and other-identification actually accord quite well with the physical evidence.
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Sometimes it is claimed by those who argue that race is just a social construct that the human genome project shows that because people share roughly 99% of their genes in common, that there are no races. This is silly.
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Startling, and alarming to many, is the conclusion that follows from these data that if all people were treated the same, most average race differences would not disappear.
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Studies show that black college students and military veterans have 3% to 19% more testosterone than their white counterparts.
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The biological factors underlying race differences in sports have consequences for educational achievement, crime and sexual behavior.
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The mean pattern of educational and economic achievement within multi-racial countries such as Canada and the United States has increasingly been found to prove valid internationally.
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Those objecting to the concept of race argue that the taxonomic definitions are arbitrary and subjective.
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To deny the predictive validity of race at this level is nonscientific and unrealistic.
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Unless one is a religious fundamentalist and believes that man was created in the image and likeness of God, it is foolish to believe that human beings are exempt from biological classification and the laws of evolution that apply to all other life forms.
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We emigrated to South Africa and later to Canada so I went to school in several places.
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Zoologists have identified two or more races (subspecies) in most mammalian species.
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