Friday, July 28, 2017

A Good Tutorial On Reading Scientific Studies About Autism

[causation: An event or outcome B is influenced by a change in A]
Sir Austin Bradford Hill, a statistician and epidemiologist, created a list of guidelines for evaluating whether there is evidence of a causal relationship.[1] He determined the following aspects of associations ought to be considered when assessing causality. When thinking about this problem, an xkcd comic I have seen in every lecture on this topic came to mind:

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