Longitudinal studies by Dunedin and Christchurch provide a pre-referendum perspective on cannabis

Researchers at the University of Otago drew on world-class data from The Dunedin study and similar Christchurch Health and Development Study, to provide a general analysis of the effects of cannabis ahead of the cannabis referendum in New Zealand in September. The results: Patterns of recreational cannabis use in Aotearoa, New Zealand and their consequences: evidence to inform voters in …

Longitudinal studies by Dunedin and Christchurch provide a pre-referendum perspective on cannabis

Researchers at the University of Otago drew on world-class data from The Dunedin study and similar Christchurch Health and Development Study, to provide a general analysis of the effects of cannabis ahead of the cannabis referendum in New Zealand in September. The results: Patterns of recreational cannabis use in Aotearoa, New Zealand and their consequences: evidence to inform voters in …

Apple launches Research: an app for three new longitudinal studies

As of this morning, iOS users can officially download the new Search application and register for one or more of the three studies the company announced at its WWDC event in September. Inspired by the Apple Heart study Conducted last year in collaboration with Stanford, these three studies, focusing respectively on heart health and movement, hearing loss and women’s health, …

The importance of correlational studies – Psych Central

Correlation does not necessarily imply causation, as you know if you read scientific research. Two variables can be associated without having a causal relationship. However, just because a correlation has limited value as causal inference does not mean that correlation studies are not important to science. The idea that correlation does not necessarily imply causation has led many correlation studies …