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A high correlation between a child’s aggressive behavior (e.g., hitting, kicking, biting) and that of her parents (e.g., spanking) indicates that
a.   the child’s aggression caused the spanking.
b.   the spanking caused the aggression.
c.   shared aggressive genes, a third factor, caused the child’s aggression and the parents’ spanking.
d.   aggression and spanking are related, but correlations do not indicate causality.
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d   Correlation does not indicate cause and effect, which can only be determined with a true experiment.
 
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