Author Videos

University of Southern Mississippi

This video covers a health forum at the University of Southern Mississippi which explores poverty and its impact on health, considering whether there is correlation or causation at work.

Lifestyle Medicine

This video examines an article published in JAMA Neurology which looks at the topic of pesticide levels and the risk of Parkinson’s Disease. The program discusses how causation is complex to determine, and often involves numerous environmental factors.


This video examines the difference between the concepts of correlation and causation. It looks at the example of testing a new anti-anxiety medication, and whether there are differences between control and experimental groups.