Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) has affected many people resulting from women consuming alcohol while pregnant. FASD has different affects on people depending on the level of alcohol their biological mother consumed when pregnant. According to the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders individuals between the ages 12 to 51, 55% of them will end up in prison, mental institution or in drug and alcohol treatment and 52% of individuals with FASD will exhibit inappropriate sexual behavior. Many people claim that this behavior is due strictly to the fact that FASD has affected their brains and they can't help but to perform these inappropriate behaviors. But in this case can we be sure that problem A results to problem B? I think people need to think more scientifically about this claim using the correlation vs. causation because there might be third variable involved. Individuals diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder have a higher percentage rate for going to prison and sexually assaulting people which could result to the damage that the alcohol has done to one but this could also result in the individual's parent's and environment. If their mother was to drink while pregnant the likelihood of this child growing up in a good home is highly unlikely. In this case not all alternative explanations have been excluded.

FASD- Correlation vs. Causation

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