Data imputation in psychometric meta-analysis

Yep, it’s another comment based on reading too much industrial and organizational psychology! The Schmidt and Hunter approach to meta-analysis, AKA validity generalization theory (VG theory) AKA psychometric meta-analysis (PMA) differs from others in that it explicitly considers data artifacts and biases and tries to correct for them (good introduction paper here, and authors also…

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Mainstreamers keep making progress: educational attainment variation “likely” caused by ancestry variation in Europe

Lawson, D. J., Davies, N. M., Haworth, S., Ashraf, B., Howe, L., Crawford, A., … & Timpson, N. J. (2020). Is population structure in the genetic biobank era irrelevant, a challenge, or an opportunity?. Human genetics, 139(1), 23-41. Replicable genetic association signals have consistently been found through genome-wide association studies in recent years. The recent…

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Goals for 2020

Recently I read some studies in human resource management that goal setting is good for getting shit done. E.g.: Locke, E. A., Shaw, K. N., Saari, L. M., & Latham, G. P. (1981). Goal setting and task performance: 1969–1980. Psychological Bulletin, 90(1), 125–152. https://doi.org/10.1037/0033-2909.90.1.125 Latham, G. P., & Locke, E. A. (1991). Self-regulation through goal…

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g and its origins: in favor of network psychometrics of intelligence

Someone sent me this email: Hello Emil I was wondering if you knew about any similar papers to this one: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0160289608001591 Also, what are your thoughts on mutualism (which I assume you think is false)? Does mutualism being wrong disprove gxe theories of heritability? I know it disproves the Flynn model How about these two?…

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