Pedigree of scholarship
Using pedigree charts, eugenicists gave the impression that vague behaviors, such as scholarship, are well-established genetic traits. (DNAi location: Chronicle > Threat of the Unfit > The fit and unfit)
pedigree charts,genetic traits,dnai,scholarship
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- Source: DNALC.DNAi
A pedigree chart was used to track the presence or absence of a given trait (phenotype) through two or more generations of a family.
Hemophilia pedigree by Dr. Bess Lloyd
Neurofibromatosis pedigree. Many of the traits studied at the ERO have little genetic basis. Charles Davenport did effectively described neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder, in 1918.
"Pedigree of the Caesars," about the close relatedness of the Caesars
"Pedigree chart of John Burroughs' family"
Albinism pedigree by Charles Davenport
10980. "A famous American family of geniuses. Traits displayed -- 1. Mechnical skill 2. Artistic temperament"
"A famous American family of geniuses. Traits displayed -- 1. Mechnical skill 2. Artistic temperament"
Lamellar cataract pedigree by London Medical Office
"Wilkinson-mechanical genius -- especial natural mechanical ability"
James Watson talks about methods used by Davenport and the Eugenics Record Office.