POST HOC FALLACY

with regard to statistics and experimental design, the erroneous inference that since B came after A, then A elicited B. This is comparable to the idea of false cause in philosophy.

POST HOC FALLACY: "The ultimate outcome of a post hoc fallacy is not always incorrect."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POST HOC FALLACY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/post-hoc-fallacy/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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