Drink that cheers adds to the years
- What questions would you like to ask Professor Simons about
his study before believing the results he claims?
- Can you think of any other "lurking" (hidden) variables
which might account for the greater life expectancy of people
who drink 2-3 alcoholic drinks per day?
- Do you think it is important to know that this survey was
carried out with elderly people? Why? Would you expect the same
results with young people? Why or why not?
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