The interaction between nonmetric and metric cranial variation.

  title={The interaction between nonmetric and metric cranial variation.},
  author={Robert Spencer T Corruccini},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={44 2},
Cranial discrete or 'epigenetic" traits have been analyzed for interrelationships with measurements of the skull in a sample of American Negro males. Univariate t and multivariate T2 tests are used. It has been the previous consensus view that nonmetric and metric characters are unrelated. Statistically significant associations between the total of 50 discrete and 23 metrical characters, however, are much more frequent than would be expected through random distribution. Multivariate analysis… CONTINUE READING

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