What evidence does the article provide for an association (correlation) between the phenomena discussed?

Activity Description

In your resources are three news articles that report on scientific studies and make recommendations on the basis of them. Write a paper analyzing these articles. For each article answer these questions and give reasons for your answers:

What evidence does the article provide for an association (correlation) between the phenomena discussed?
Drawing on your text’s discussion of how to interpret correlations, what would you want to check to be confident that there is actually a correlation?
What is the argument that the relationship is causal?
Is the argument for the causal relationship convincing?
If the argument is not convincing, what additional evidence is needed to make a convincing argument that the relationship is causal?
Does it make sense to make changes in your life based on the article?
Support your paper with a minimum of three (3) scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.

Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages

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Approximately 250 words