Its Time For...Guess the Correlation!

Source: The Atlantic

Source: The Atlantic

One of the key themes of our book is the confusion and misleading nature of causation and correlation.   We recently found this article about correlations and a new simple game which gives users a chance to watch various scatter plots appear and guess the correlation between seemingly random series.  

To play Guess the Correlation, go here.

To learn more about Correlation versus Causation, check out Chapter 4 of Everydata-- Are You Smarter Than An I-Phone-Using, Radiohead-Loving, Republican?