The Reality Check #111: Framing + Peanut Allergy Risk + McDonalds Decompose Myth

12 year old McDonald's burger

Darren discusses the psychological concept of framing. Adam weighs the risks of peanut allergies. Jon debunks the myth that McDonald’s food doesn’t decompose due to nefarious reasons.

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Show Notes
Tversky, A. & Kahneman, D. (1981). The Framing of decisions and the psychology of choice. Science, 211, 453-458.
Stanovich Book Review
Wikipedia – Framing

Peanut Allergy Risks 
Peanut Allergy Symptoms | Peanut Allergy Signs
Child Peanut Allergy Rates Tripled
Deadly Peanut Allergies Not As Prevalent As We Thought
Peanut allergies less common than tests suggest
How dangerous is food allergy in childhood? The incidence of severe and fatal allergic reaction across the UK and Ireland
Peanut Allergy… The Shocking Facts
Skeptic North

McDonalds Burgers Don’t Decompose?

Noms and Sciunce

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