You Are Not So Smart

Do you believe in magical amulets? Apparently, in 2011, enough people did to allow one company to earn $34 million making and selling them to professional athletes, celebrities, and even a former president...all thanks to the post hoc fallacy. In this episode you'll learn more about how this fallacy led to the rise and fall of the Power Balance bracelet, and whether or not you might believe in a little magic yourself.

Direct download: 034_-_The_Post_Hoc_Fallacy.mp3
Category:psychology -- posted at: 10:31am EST

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