Michael A. Woodley of Menie, Yr.
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Michael Anthony Woodley of Menie, Yr. (Younger), is a self-described sociobiologist with interests in traditional and molecular behavioral genetics, community and theoretical evolutionary ecology, evolutionary cliodynamics, and psychometric theories of human intelligence and life history (LH) strategies.
Woodley of Menie has had several academic affiliations, but his most permanent one is as a Lifetime Fellow at the Center Leo Apostel for Interdisciplinary Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.
His most notable contributions have been: (1) Cognitive Differentiation-Integration Effort Theory, which concerns the systematic attenuation of the correlations among the different components of human intelligence by slower LH speeds; (2) the Co-Occurrence Model of Secular Trends in Human Intelligence, which resolves Cattell’s paradox, or the apparent incongruity between the observations of persistent selection against intelligence (which is highly heritable)...
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