Thursday, May 5, 2016

Correlation v. Causation: Bulletin Board Material

Now and then I'll post a cartoon or quotation which is the sort of thing I'd tack up on the bulletin board outside my office, or mix into the slides for a lecture. Last week I posted some thoughts about correlation and causation in the context of incarceration rates and crime, and supportive reader R.S. sent along this cartoon from the webcomic xkcd.