• Correlation is not always causation

    by  • 2/8/2009 • science • 0 Comments

    sylogismmmr

    Found the image above and the text below at NHS Blog Doc who is suggesting Ben should appear on Jeni’s program to fight the demons of stupidity.

    • I took my child to Disney world and the next month he became autistic.
    • I gave my child some choclate and the next month he became autistic
    • I gave my child the MMR and the next month he became autistic.

    Temporal proximity does not prove a causal relationship.


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