Are stupid people more likely to die from a heart attack? from GoFatherhood®
I’m still chewing on the extraordinary flame-out that is the medical research from the British Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council, as reported in BBC News under the headline Lower IQ ‘a heart disease risk’. The problem? They have committed the cardinal research sin of taking correlational data and concluding causality. It’s a classic logic problem as illustrated by this: smokers have ashtrays in their houses. Smokers get lung cancer. Therefore ashtrays cause cancer....Read More