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…

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Environmentalists like admixture analysis too (until they don’t)

See previous post about quotes from the medical genetics and physical anthropology literature on admixture analysis and the causal interpretation. There's quite a few older admixture studies that examined relationships…

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New paper out: Admixture in Argentina (with John Fuerst)

We have a new big paper out: Kirkegaard, E. O. W., & Fuerst, J. (2017). Admixture in Argentina. Mankind Quarterly, 57(4). Retrieved from http://mankindquarterly.org/archive/issue/57-4/4 Abstract Analyses of the relationships between…

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Individual genomic admixture and cognitive ability

So, I posted this: Abstract We used data from the PING study (n≈1200) to examine the relationship between cognitive ability, socioeconomic outcomes and genomic racial ancestry. We found that when…

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