P1: ZBU Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment [saj] pp916-sebu-469150 July 15, 2003 17:44 Style ﬁle version Nov 28th, 2002 ° C Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, Vol. 15, No. 4, October 2003 ( 2003) Men in His Category Have a 50% Likelihood, But Which Half Is He In? Comments on Berlin, Galbreath, Geary, and McGlone 1;2;3 Grant Harris When scientiﬁc methods are applied to various questions, the body of knowl- edge generated inevitably becomes more elaborate and specialized. This process of specialization usually occurs hand in hand with rapid empirical progress. A good example is provided by the recent explosion in genetics. Not very long ago, my freshman course in biology permitted me to follow the gist of the scientiﬁc work in molecular genetics. Such is not the case now. Without very extensive preparation, I could not attempt to participate in this ﬁeld, even as a commentator. Berlin, Galbreath, Geary, and McGlone (this issue) have provided what is essentially a layperson’s commentary on the recent research in the ﬁeld of risk assessment. One assumes they did so because they believe most readers of Sexual Abuse are nonspecialists (i.e., laypersons with respect to this
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