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  • asked in Social Sciences 19th Mar '19:

    What is the basis for the nature of the current Russia and China relationship?.
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  • asked in Social Sciences 14th Mar '19:

    If one seeks to communicate with an enemy. What needs to be prepared to proceed forward?.
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  • asked in Social Sciences 12th Feb '19:

    Why do you think there has not been an effective USA-Russia trade war?.
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  • Romesh Chandana Piero Jay

    Romesh Chandana Piero Jay replied 8th Feb '19:

    How do you read the current status of progress made towards ending child labor?.
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  • Hashem ElAssad

    Hashem ElAssad asked in Social Sciences 24th Jan '19:

    •Practical Implication for Correlation (Lay individual vs Scholarly Group) Can you please explain or provide resources that explain this issue (esp. to a lay audience): How to understand the significance of a co-relation number that studies (esp. meta-analyses) produce. The difficulty is from moving from the number to the practical implication of the number (what does it mean for the reader?) The contrast is between an implications for a lay individual vs group/academic research purposes. -- Please note that while comments about the following example are appreciated, the main purpose of the post is to be able to deal with correlations in general not the specifics of the example Example:, the correlation between general mental ability (GMA) and job performance is .5. See the difficulty of interpreting that number here When a lay person sees the number .5, how can they better understand it? Is that high, low, moderate etc?? For me as an individual, is it worth considerable time and effort to raise my GMA? If I'm an employer, do I eliminate a candidate because of a low GMA ? Do I specify from the beginning that my applicant pool will be from a certain GMA etc..? How much important is GMA (.5) in comparison to a correlation of .4 or .2? If a correlation is .1, should I ignore it? === Answers/resources up to now: 1- Against Individual IQ worriers (Scott Alexander) 2- A video explaining the concept "Co-relation does not equal causation" I explain more about what I mean by "resources" and "demonstrations" here 3- The original discussion can be found here I might add your answer. If you do not wish to be quoted, please let me know.
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  • asked in Social Sciences 23rd Jan '19:

    Have you experienced the change in a community, when the community had a change of heart?.
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  • asked in Social Sciences 21st Jan '19:

    To what extent does democracy go hand in hand with transparency?.
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  • asked in Social Sciences 15th Jan '19:

    What is the upside of allowing businesses assume the responsibility of solving social issues?.
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  • asked in Social Sciences 5th Jan '19:

    Has technology and humans impacted each other equally?.
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  • asked in Social Sciences 31st Dec '18:

    What was the impact of modern science on postmodernism?.
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