Category: Causative Agents

Causative Agents – Causation.org

The association between exaggeration in health related science news and academic press releases: retrospective observational study

Petroc Sumner, professor12, Solveiga Vivian-Griffiths, research assistant12, Jacky Boivin, professor2, Andy Williams, lecturer3, Christos A Venetis, senior lecturer4, Aimée Davies, research assistant2, Jack Ogden, research assistant2, Leanne Whelan, research assistant2, Bethan Hughes, research assistant2, Bethan Dalton, research assistant2, Fred Boy, senior lecturer5, Christopher D Chambers, professor12 1Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AT,...

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HFCS v. Diabetes: Correlation does not mean causation.

The latest study[1] on the evils of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) so annoys the Corn Refiners Association that it broke the study’s embargo. Reporters were not supposed to write about the study until today, but the Corn Refiners issued a press release[2] yesterday: “Caution: New Study Alleging HFCS-Diabetes Link is Flawed and Misleading.” The New York Times quickly posted...

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Correlation and causality (video)

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Correlation vs Causation: Definition, Differences, & Examples

As mobile marketers, we make decisions every day based on data[1]. These decisions lead users to keep using our apps or uninstall them. Which is why we have to think clearly when facing data and watch out when seeing possible correlation vs causation issues. There’s been a steady move in the past decade for organizations to favor data-driven decisions. It’s...

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