if this were ancient egypt…

…this would be a baaaaaad omen:

4-Inch Crack Found in Washington Monument

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whites most anxious

Fig 1 – Percentage of DSM-IV diagnoses across racial groups (SAD = social anxiety disorder, GAD = generalized anxiety disorder, PD = panic disorder, PTSD = post-traumatic stress disorder).

from:

“A Cross-Ethnic Comparison of Lifetime Prevalence Rates of Anxiety Disorders”

“Figure 1 shows the prevalence rates of DSM-IV social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder for each individual racial group. As was found across a range of psychiatric disorders, Asian Americans consistently endorsed symptoms of all four anxiety disorders less frequently than any of the other racial groups. White Americans consistently endorsed symptoms of SAD (12.6%), GAD (8.6%) and PD (5.1%) more frequently than African Americans (8.6%, 4.9%, 3.8%, respectively), Hispanic Americans (8.2%, 5.8%, 4.1%, respectively), and Asian Americans (5.3%, 2.4%, 2.1%, respectively). African Americans more frequently met criteria for PTSD (8.6%) as compared to the White American subgroup (6.5%), Hispanic Americans (5.6%), and Asian Americans (1.6%)….

“Several studies have suggested that … a greater identification with one’s minority racial or cultural status is associated with higher levels of collective self esteem….”

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linkfest 09/26/10

“Can Genes Explain the Sex Divide?” via steve sailer (i can’t believe we’re still having this discussion…)

the audacious epigone finds that, gee, the best countries to live in (per newsweek) also, purely coincidentally i’m sure, have the highest, average iqs. whaddyaknow!

bulgarians are not scots are not irish are not swedes are not portugese. via dienekes.

PANIC!!!! (you’re more likely to if you’re white. via inductivist.)

“Found: genes that make kids smart” (via pretty much every blog/website i read)

“Does Race Plays a Factor in Accident Survival? Black Motorcyclists — Even in Helmets — More Likely to Die in Crashes, Study Finds”

“Narcissists Can Be Identified By Their Facebook Accounts – Psychologists”

classic link: “The Inconvenient Science of Racial DNA Profiling” @ wired.