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an inclination to do something

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a natural inclination

a disposition to behave in a certain way

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So strong is this propensity of mankind to fall into mutual animosities, that where no substantial occasion presents itself, the most frivolous and fanciful distinctions have been sufficient to kindle their unfriendly passions and excite their most violent conflicts.
Experts at the University of Nottingham have published research that suggests the human propensity for contagious yawning is triggered automatically by primitive reflexes in the primary motor cortex -- an area of the brain responsible for motor function.
It introduces propensity ratios as a tool for measuring and comparing the proportional share of workplace suicides among groups.
Madam, Propensity scoring, a powerful tool used to strengthen causal inferences drawn from observational studies i.
In both the derivation and validation cohorts, Cox regression analyses were (a) performed univariately, (b) multivariably corrected for clinical risk factors mentioned above, and (c) corrected for a propensity score reflecting the probability of receiving the drug.
In consumer behavior, death thoughts increase the propensity to consume in highly materialistic societies (Arndt et al.
Perhaps one day we will discover completely how evolution programmed our behaviors, and from that we may have greater free will to not follow some of the less desirable programming, such as the propensity for aggression and war, and the propensity to believe in the supernatural.
In the meantime, Fitch continues to see a strong capacity and propensity on the part of MGEC's two shareholders to support the company, in case of need.
In particular, the education level of males and females as well as the local family structure impact the propensity for firms owned by each gender differently.
Propensity Score Analysis: Fundamentals and Developments
Propensity score analysis is a useful tool to account for imbalance in covariates between treated and comparison groups.
First I'll examine the "tribal" (genetic) propensity and then the outcomes that we need to achieve to produce better societies and therefore a more satisfying life for all people.
Recently, the authors have been exploring the use of propensity score methods for developing evidence of program impact.
com)-- Haruki Hasegawa, Principal Scientist of Therapeutic Discovery at Amgen, will be speaking on “A Simple Phenotypic Screening to Identify Manufacture-friendly IgG Clones Based on the Unique Russell Body Inducing Propensity of Individual Clones” at GTC's Protein Expression, Purification & Characterization Conference on October 24-25, 2013 in San Diego, CA
Using propensity scores in quasi-experimental designs.