Unformatted text preview: (3) Sufficiency : This category of evidence comes from experiments in which the variable of interest is artificially introduced into an experimental system (i.e., gain-of-function). The system is then monitored to see if there is a gain-of-function due to the activity or presence of the single variable. Which of the above 3 criteria provided the weakest type of evidence? Explain the basis for your choices. Plausibility, since it provides only a correlation, not definitive proof of a cause and effect. . Which provides the strongest? Sufficiency: A single variable by itself stimulates an event that would not otherwise occur at that time/place....
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