Study links Ultimate to school grades

“One University of Washington psychiatry professor has identified a strange correlation — schools with top-ranked ultimate Frisbee teams also have higher graduation rates. Michael J. Norden analyzed the Ultimate Players Association’s performance ratings for men and women’s teams and discovered both public and private schools with top-ranked ultimate teams have higher graduation rates than schools with lower-ranked teams.” Read more
Hmmmm…. I don’t know, but this sounds like questionable use of statistics…


Typical case of correlation vs. causation:
And as it seems from the second half of the article already the correlation is questionable. Even if we would like to have one there 🙂

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