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  • While they still impact each other and over the medium-term depend on each other, the shorter-term cause-and-effect relationships are not as strong as elsewhere.

    Making Sense of Japanese Cycles

  • The only way to definitively prove cause-and-effect would be to purposely expose half the kids in a study to pesticides, which would be unethical, she says.

    Pesticide exposure in womb linked to low IQ

  • Cayton is trying to establish a cause-and-effect connection: the


  • The main problem is that, from what I can tell, the study provides no clear proof of a cause-and-effect relationship between these Oscar wins and the various divorces that followed.

    The Oscar curse is real. Science says so.

  • —It would appear to be a fairly simple cause-and-effect: allow a back to rush for 100 yards, lose the game.

    A Porous Run Defense Is Playing With Fire

  • "We demonstrate a clear cause-and-effect relationship that these massive volcanic eruptions were far more destructive than previously thought and could have caused the…mass extinction even without the addition of large meteorite impacts," Gerta Keller of Princeton University told Science Daily.

    New Suspects in a 65 Million-Year-Old Mystery

  • Looking at randomized controlled trials, the gold standard for determining cause-and-effect, a NIH panel in 2007 concluded that "the present evidence is insufficient to recommend either for or against the use of multivitamins and minerals by the American public to prevent chronic disease."

    Multivitamins: So Many Types, So Many Labels

  • Again, the problem is that media seldom make distinctions between situations that represent cause-and-effect and those that are simply correlated.

    Sex, science and statistics Boing Boing

  • "We are not saying there is a cause-and-effect relationship," just that restless legs might be a sign of heart trouble that doctors and patients should consider, said Dr. Arshad Jahangir, a heart rhythm specialist at the Mayo Clinic Arizona in Scottsdale.

    Restless legs may be sign of heart risks

  • It is no coincidence that humans are special in their ability to outsmart other animals and plants by cause-and-effect reasoning, and that language is a way of converting information about cause-and-effect and action into perceptible signals.

    I Heart Steven Pinker, continued, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty


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