Polygenic traits and the distribution of effect sizes: years of education from Rietveld et al (2013)

It is often said that polygenic traits are based on tons of causal variants each of which has a very small effect size. What is less often discussed is the…

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Empirical math, or how experiments can increase our confidence in mathematical conclusions despite access to formal proofs

Earlier posts: Something about certainty, proofs in math, induction/abduction, Is the summed cubes equal to the squared sum of counting integer series? The things I'm going to say for math…

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