Assumption

Massive sex study disproves common assumption about human mating habits

Massive sex study disproves common assumption about human mating habits

The idea that correlation does not imply causation is a fundamental caveat in epidemiological research. A classic example involves a hypothetical link between ice cream sales and drownings. Instead of an increase in ice cream consumption causing more people to drown, it is plausible that a third variable (summer weather) increases the appetite for ice …

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Massive sex study disproves common assumption about human mating habits

Massive sex study disproves common assumption about human mating habits

The idea that correlation does not imply causation is a fundamental caveat in epidemiological research. A classic example involves a hypothetical link between ice cream sales and drownings. Instead of an increase in ice cream consumption causing more people to drown, it is plausible that a third variable (summer weather) increases the appetite for ice …

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People don't mate randomly - but the mistaken assumption that they do is a staple of many studies linking genes to diseases and traits

People don’t mate randomly – but the mistaken assumption that they do is a staple of many studies linking genes to diseases and traits

The idea that correlation does not imply causation is a fundamental caveat in epidemiological research. A classic example involves a hypothetical link between ice cream sales and drownings – instead of increased ice cream consumption causing more people to drown, it is plausible that a third variable, summer weather, increases ice cream consumption. appetite for …

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Smith Selected as Assumption Fund Seed Grant Recipient |  Writing

Smith Selected as Assumption Fund Seed Grant Recipient | Writing

Keriayn Smith, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Genetics, has been selected as one of the first six recipients of Hypothesis Fund grants to advance innovative early-stage research. Keriayn Smith, PhD Keriayn Smith, PhD, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Genetics in the UNC School of Medicine, was selected from six scientists …

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