In this ‘spooky’ halloween episode Darren, Xander, and Jon discuss if maybe Dr. Michael Persinger’s claims deserve a bit of skepticism, and we discuss the real stats behind the dangers of ‘trick or treating’. The logical fallacy of the week is the ‘Appeal to FEAR’. The science myth of the week is ‘Does the moon affect people’s personality?’
Listen now: http://media.libsyn.com/media/therealitycheck/The_Reality_Check_Ep_12_-_2008-10-30.mp3
Logical Fallacy of the Week
Appeal to Fear
Science Myth of the Week
Does the moon affect people?