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There is a New Link Between Screen-Time & Autism

There Is a New Link Between Screen-Time and Autism

Too Much Exposure, Especially in Boys, May Stunt Social Development Brains at every age, especially developing ones, adapt to the environment in which they find themselves. What worries a growing number of advocates are the potential risks of heavy screen exposure, including, they believe, the hastening of autism in the young and attention deficit–hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in older children. Richard[…]

Correlation, Causation, and Association

Correlation, causation, and association

Let’s Clear Something Up, Correlation isn’t Causation, But It’s Important! A comment posted by a reader on a recent post reprimanded me for suggesting that marijuana caused relationships to go bad. In this instance the reader was mistaken, as I had specifically used the word “associated”, but the comment made me think that maybe I should explain the differences between[…]

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