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In the early 2000s I recall Joel Grus telling me how reality television would become a pretty powerful exploratory tool for social science. I'm not quite sure of that now (there here's a game-theoretic analysis of Survivor!). For example, consider The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. If you watched this series you might think that we're... Read More
Several people have inquired as to my opinion on the OKCupid post The Mathematics Of Beauty. I've blogged data from this dating website in the past, in particular, the differential race consciousness of women vs. men. But that material is a different class than the current post. As I have noted before, there is a... Read More
Big Think has a post, Do Women Value Ethnicity Over Income in a Mate?: First, there has been research controlling for physical beauty. So the white male disinclination toward black females can be accounted for mostly by the fact that they aren't as physically attracted to them. When you limit the sample of black women... Read More
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"I have degrees in biology and biochemistry, a passion for genetics, history, and philosophy, and shrimp is my favorite food. If you want to know more, see the links at http://www.razib.com"