Author’s Reply to: Late Still Equals Large

Weisbecker, Vera (2010) Author’s Reply to: Late Still Equals Large. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 75 (1). p. 7. DOI

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The present response, as well as previ- ous debates regarding the late-equals- large hypothesis [e.g. in Finlay et al., 2001, and responses therein], suggests as a main issue of debate the information content in a regression analysis. To Finlay et al. a high correlation suggests a strikingly conserva- tive pattern, which is regularly invoked in the 15-year corpus of work that they refer to (and which I briefly reviewed). To oth- ers, the variation behind even a very good fit (which is easily overlooked when the data are – perfectly appropriately – log transformed) does not allow this conclu- sion [de Winter and Oxnard, 2001; Barton, 2007].

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2010AREP; IA61;
Subjects: 04 - Palaeobiology
Divisions: 04 - Palaeobiology
Journal or Publication Title: Brain, Behavior and Evolution
Volume: 75
Page Range: p. 7
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Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2010 11:36
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 10:00

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