The Reality Check #131: False Confessions + Heaven is for Real Review + Did Vikings Really Wear Horns?


Elan goes back to the courtroom to argue that confessions aren’t as reliable as most people think. Xander reviews the New York Times best seller “Heaven is for Real”, a book that supposedly depicts a real view of heaven via a young child’s near death experience. Darren answers the question: “Did Vikings really wear horns on their helmets?”

 

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Show Notes
False Confessions

False Confessions Paper by Saul Kassin
New York Magazine Article about Frank Sterling
Innocence Project article about Riley Fox case

Forensic Magazine – Study Examines Why Innocent Suspects May Confess to a Crime

 
 
Did Vikings Really Wear Horns
 
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