The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Differences Characteristic differences usually exist, especially during in the
breeding season, between sexes ... Structural differences between the sexes
vary from easily observed characteristics, such as the presence of a longer dorsal
fin in ...
Aspects of phy- ment sique, the levels of hormones or sugar in the blood, tests of
neurological functioning (e.g., the knee jerk), and characteristics such as
alterations in the resistance of the skin to electric current (the galvanic skin
reaction) and ...
Many personality characteristics, however, cannot be validated in such directly
observable ways (e.g., one's inner, private experiences such as anxiety or
depression). When such straightforward empirical validation of an untested
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