This individual's Overall Mood is generally highest after an average of 800 micrograms of Folic Acid By Solaray over the previous 7 days.
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Blue represents the mean of Folic Acid By Solaray over the previous 7 days
An increase in 7 days cumulative Folic Acid By Solaray is usually followed by an increase in Overall Mood. (R = 0.057)
Typical values for Overall Mood following a given amount of Folic Acid By Solaray over the previous 7 days.
Typical Folic Acid By Solaray seen over the previous 7 days preceding the given Overall Mood value.
Correlation between outcome and aggregated predictor measurements over given number of days
Peak correlation suggests the delay between predictor and observable outcome
This chart shows how your Folic Acid By Solaray changes over time.
Each column represents the number of days this value occurred.
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This chart shows how your Overall Mood changes over time.
Each column represents the number of days this value occurred.
This chart shows the typical value recorded for Overall Mood on each day of the week.
This chart shows the typical value recorded for Overall Mood for each month of the year.

Abstract

This individual's Overall Mood is generally 0% higher than normal after an average of 800 micrograms Folic Acid By Solaray over the previous 7 days. This individual's data suggests with a low degree of confidence (p=0.37082186492884, 95% CI -0.058 to 0.172) that Folic Acid By Solaray has a very weakly positive predictive relationship (R=0.06) with Overall Mood. The highest quartile of Overall Mood measurements were observed following an average 438.57 micrograms Folic Acid By Solaray. The lowest quartile of Overall Mood measurements were observed following an average 364.02116402116 mcg Folic Acid By Solaray.Overall Mood is generally 1% lower than normal after an average of 364.02116402116 micrograms of Folic Acid By Solaray over the previous 7 days. Overall Mood is generally 0% higher after an average of 438.57 micrograms of Folic Acid By Solaray over the previous 7 days.

Objective

The objective of this study is to determine the nature of the relationship (if any) between Folic Acid By Solaray and Overall Mood. Additionally, we attempt to determine the Folic Acid By Solaray values most likely to produce optimal Overall Mood values.

Participant Instructions

Record your Folic Acid By Solaray daily in the reminder inbox or using the interactive web or mobile notifications.
Record your Overall Mood daily in the reminder inbox or using the interactive web or mobile notifications.

Design

This study is based on data donated by one participant. Thus, the study design is consistent with an n=1 observational natural experiment.

Data Analysis

Folic Acid By Solaray Pre-Processing
Folic Acid By Solaray measurement values below 0 micrograms were assumed erroneous and removed. No maximum allowed measurement value was defined for Folic Acid By Solaray. It was assumed that any gaps in Folic Acid By Solaray data were unrecorded 0 micrograms measurement values.
Folic Acid By Solaray Analysis Settings

Overall Mood Pre-Processing
Overall Mood measurement values below 1 out of 5 were assumed erroneous and removed. Overall Mood measurement values above 5 out of 5 were assumed erroneous and removed. No missing data filling value was defined for Overall Mood so any gaps in data were just not analyzed instead of assuming zero values for those times.
Overall Mood Analysis Settings

Predictive Analytics
It was assumed that 0.5 hours would pass before a change in Folic Acid By Solaray would produce an observable change in Overall Mood. It was assumed that Folic Acid By Solaray could produce an observable change in Overall Mood for as much as 7 days after the stimulus event.
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Data Quantity
69 raw Folic Acid By Solaray measurements with 17 changes spanning 81 days from 2014-05-11 to 2014-07-31 were used in this analysis. 13963 raw Overall Mood measurements with 1239 changes spanning 2603 days from 2012-05-06 to 2019-06-22 were used in this analysis.

Data Sources

Folic Acid By Solaray data was primarily collected using QuantiModo. QuantiModo allows you to easily track mood, symptoms, or any outcome you want to optimize in a fraction of a second. You can also import your data from over 30 other apps and devices. QuantiModo then analyzes your data to identify which hidden factors are most likely to be influencing your mood or symptoms.

Overall Mood data was primarily collected using QuantiModo. QuantiModo allows you to easily track mood, symptoms, or any outcome you want to optimize in a fraction of a second. You can also import your data from over 30 other apps and devices. QuantiModo then analyzes your data to identify which hidden factors are most likely to be influencing your mood or symptoms.

Limitations

As with any human experiment, it was impossible to control for all potentially confounding variables. Correlation does not necessarily imply causation. We can never know for sure if one factor is definitely the cause of an outcome. However, lack of correlation definitely implies the lack of a causal relationship. Hence, we can with great confidence rule out non-existent relationships. For instance, if we discover no relationship between mood and an antidepressant this information is just as or even more valuable than the discovery that there is a relationship.
We can also take advantage of several characteristics of time series data from many subjects to infer the likelihood of a causal relationship if we do find a correlational relationship. The criteria for causation are a group of minimal conditions necessary to provide adequate evidence of a causal relationship between an incidence and a possible consequence.

The list of the criteria is as follows:
Strength (A.K.A. Effect Size)
A small association does not mean that there is not a causal effect, though the larger the association, the more likely that it is causal. There is a very weakly positive relationship between Folic Acid By Solaray and Overall Mood

Consistency (A.K.A. Reproducibility)
Consistent findings observed by different persons in different places with different samples strengthens the likelihood of an effect. Furthermore, in accordance with the law of large numbers (LLN), the predictive power and accuracy of these results will continually grow over time. 67 paired data points were used in this analysis. Assuming that the relationship is merely coincidental, as the participant independently modifies their Folic Acid By Solaray values, the observed strength of the relationship will decline until it is below the threshold of significance. To it another way, in the case that we do find a spurious correlation, suggesting that banana intake improves mood for instance, one will likely increase their banana intake. Due to the fact that this correlation is spurious, it is unlikely that you will see a continued and persistent corresponding increase in mood. So over time, the spurious correlation will naturally dissipate.

Specificity
Causation is likely if a very specific population at a specific site and disease with no other likely explanation. The more specific an association between a factor and an effect is, the bigger the probability of a causal relationship.

Temporality
The effect has to occur after the cause (and if there is an expected delay between the cause and expected effect, then the effect must occur after that delay). The confidence in a causal relationship is bolstered by the fact that time-precedence was taken into account in all calculations.

Biological Gradient
Greater exposure should generally lead to greater incidence of the effect. However, in some cases, the mere presence of the factor can trigger the effect. In other cases, an inverse proportion is observed: greater exposure leads to lower incidence.

Plausibility
A plausible bio-chemical mechanism between cause and effect is critical. This is where human brains excel. Based on our responses so far, 1 humans feel that there is a plausible mechanism of action and 0 feel that any relationship observed between Folic Acid By Solaray and Overall Mood is coincidental.

Coherence
Coherence between epidemiological and laboratory findings increases the likelihood of an effect. It will be very enlightening to aggregate this data with the data from other participants with similar genetic, diseasomic, environmentomic, and demographic profiles.

Experiment
All of human life can be considered a natural experiment. Occasionally, it is possible to appeal to experimental evidence.

Analogy
The effect of similar factors may be considered.

Relationship Statistics

Property Value
Cause Variable Name Folic Acid By Solaray
Effect Variable Name Overall Mood
Sinn Predictive Coefficient 0.0444
Confidence Level low
Confidence Interval 0.11519714127901
Forward Pearson Correlation Coefficient 0.057
Critical T Value 1.664
Average Folic Acid By Solaray Over Previous 7 days Before ABOVE Average Overall Mood 438.57 micrograms
Average Folic Acid By Solaray Over Previous 7 days Before BELOW Average Overall Mood 364.021 micrograms
Duration of Action 7 days
Effect Size very weakly positive
Number of Paired Measurements 67
Optimal Pearson Product 0.010372266223805
P Value 0.37082186492884
Statistical Significance 0.2919
Strength of Relationship 0.11519714127901
Study Type individual
Analysis Performed At 2019-06-22

Folic Acid By Solaray Statistics

Property Value
Variable Name Folic Acid By Solaray
Aggregation Method MEAN
Analysis Performed At 2019-04-05
Duration of Action 7 days
Kurtosis 2.2280469364277
Mean 885.37 micrograms
Median 800 micrograms
Minimum Allowed Value 0 micrograms
Number of Changes 17
Number of Correlations 142
Number of Measurements 69
Onset Delay 30 minutes
Standard Deviation 562.20947530994
Unit Micrograms
UPC 076280043525
Variable ID 86637
Variance 316079.49412827

Overall Mood Statistics

Property Value
Variable Name Overall Mood
Aggregation Method MEAN
Analysis Performed At 2019-06-22
Duration of Action 24 hours
Kurtosis 6.8344363299351
Maximum Allowed Value 5 out of 5
Mean 2.9086 out of 5
Median 3 out of 5
Minimum Allowed Value 1 out of 5
Number of Changes 1239
Number of Correlations 4026
Number of Measurements 13963
Onset Delay 0 seconds
Standard Deviation 0.5238012622139
Unit 1 to 5 Rating
UPC 767674073845
Variable ID 1398
Variance 0.27436776229687

Tracking Folic Acid By Solaray

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Tracking Overall Mood

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https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-BHr4hyUWqZU/AAAAAAAAAAI/AAAAAAAIG28/2Lv0en738II/photo.jpg Principal Investigator - Mike Sinn