The Reality Check #140 Criminal Profiling + Happiness Book Reviews + Plane Crash Survival Rates

Criminal profiling definitely works in TV shows like Criminal Minds and The Mentalist, but does it work in real life? Adam profiles criminal profiling to get at the truth. Darren reads a lot… about happiness. Darren reviews a few recent books about happiness. Jon’s never been in a plane crash, but if he had been, would he still be alive? Jon discusses the true stats around plane crashes.

 

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Show Notes

Criminal Profiling

Criminal Profiling – Wikipedia
Criminal Profiling: Cold Reading for Cold Cases – Skeptic’s Dictionary
The Criminal Profiling Illusion
Woo in Review: The Mentalist and Criminal Minds – JREF

Plane Crash Survival Rates

Ben Sherwood
Plane Crash Statistics

 

 

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