The Reality Check #159: Has Batman Ever Killed? + Hawthorne Effect + Pirate Myths

Darren looks into the important claim that Batman never kills. Elan talks about the placebo effect’s evil twin sister: The Hawthorne Effect. Jon conducts a game of Science Fiction or Science Fact about pirates, yarrr!

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Show Notes

Has Batman Ever Killed?

Comics Alliance

Forum discussion

Blog post

Hawthorne Effect

The Hawthorne, Pygmalion, Placebo and other effects of expectation: some notes

Hawthorne effect wikipedia Hawthorne Effect

Pirate Myths


Straight Dope on whether or not pirates buried their treasure

More Straight Dope

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