Thursday, January 21, 2016

TOK 1: Day 52 (1/21): Determining Cause

Let's watch this short TEDx about the dangers of correlation vs. causality.


  1. Where do these issues arise in our daily lives?
  2. Where do we see these issues causing the most trouble/danger?
  3. Why are the risks of spurious correlation higher for the human sciences than the natural sciences?

Now take a look at this site:

Spurious Correlations Engine

Finally, we will spend some time with an activity where YOU are responsible for determining causality in a complicated, real-world situation.

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