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Are smarter people (a bit) more symmetrical? A matter of how to adjust for publication bias?

  title={Are smarter people (a bit) more symmetrical? A matter of how to adjust for publication bias?},
  author={S. Dongen},
  • S. Dongen
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Variation in general mental ability (g) may be due to a general fitness factor, leading to the prediction that g should relate to indicators of fitness. One such an indicator may be fluctuating asymmetry (FA), the morphological outcome of developmental instability. But the general association between FA and fitness components has been debated for several decades. Therefore, the meta-analysis by Banks et al. (2010) on the association between FA and intelligence is very timely and relevant… CONTINUE READING
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