# Interpreted inappropriately as causation

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How might correlation be interpreted inappropriately as causation, and the possible explanations for the correlation?

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How might correlation be interpreted inappropriately as causation, and what are possible explanations for the correlation?

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Research studies often demonstrate a link or relationship between two variables, which is an example of correlation. For example, one study recently found that college students that use facebook tend to get lower grades than their peers who ...

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