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What is Subliminal Influence?
The term subliminal is technically archaic , though it is still in common use. The problem is that it is hopelessly bound to the concept of a well-defined sensory threshold, a concept made obsolete by the introduction of signal detection theory into...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
Why are some experts skeptical about subliminal influence?
There was once a legitimate scientific controversy over whether subliminal perception really occurs or not. The question was whether someone can perceive something unconsciously. All kinds of experiments were performed to try to prove that we were...
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Subliminal Persuasion: Overview
Since the 1950's, there has been enormous public concern over hidden messages in art, music, and advertising. Subliminal self-help tapes are a multi-billion dollar industry. Yet many psychologists claim that subliminal influence consists at best of...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
Subliminal Persuasion: References
(1957). " Persuaders' Get Deeply 'Hidden' Tool: Subliminal Projection " Advertising Age , Vol 37, page 127, September 16, 1957. Benes, Kathryn M.., Gutkin, Terry B., Decker, T. Newell, (1990) "The effects of mellow and frenetic music on...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
King James Bible: I Timothy, Chapter 3
Chapter 3 3:1 This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 3:2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; 3:3 Not given to wine,...
New Testament >> I Timothy
King James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 17
Chapter 17 17:1 Thou shalt not sacrifice unto the LORD thy God any bullock, or sheep, wherein is blemish, or any evilfavouredness: for that is an abomination unto the LORD thy God. 17:2 If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which the LORD thy...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy
King James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 19
Chapter 19 19:1 When the LORD thy God hath cut off the nations, whose land the LORD thy God giveth thee, and thou succeedest them, and dwellest in their cities, and in their houses; 19:2 Thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy land,...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy

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Trojan Horses in the Sociobiology Debate - Science Studies
Science Studies 1/2000. Science Studies, Vol. 13(2000) No.
Wilson E 0. Sociobiology: the new synthesis. Cambridge, MA
trigger the β€œsociobiology controversy” that at- tracted a great deal of public attention during the late 1970s.
World views and Trojan horses in the sociobiology debate
State Legislature
However, the film fails to present the controversy over Sociobiology in all β€œThe Sociobiology controversy forced Ed Wilson, reluctantly, into the limelight.
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The Sociobiology Controversy.

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Nature's Oracle: The Life and Work of WD Hamilton by Ullica Segerstrale – review
Her monumental earlier study of the sociobiology controversy, Defenders of the Truth, stands her in good stead here. She also impresses in balancing her obvious affection for Hamilton with a clear-eyed view of his foibles.

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Sociobiology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward H.
Against Sociobiology - Article | First Things
Sociobiology extended Darwinian insights about bodies to behavior, and may be thought of as having revived the old controversy about nature and nurture. Defenders of the Truth: The Sociobiology Debate
How do scientists separate their politics from their work--or is such a distinction even possible?
The Politics of Sociobiology by Stephen Jay Gould, Joseph Alper
May 31, 1979 The Illusion of Sociobiology from the October 12, 1978 issue social and political issues which are at the heart of the sociobiology controversy.
Why exactly did Edward O. Wilson's book "Sociobiology" cause such

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