Something for Everybody: The Forer Effect


Something for Everybody: The Forer Effect

From palm-reading fortune tellers to professionally-administered Myers Briggs test, everyone's a sucker for a an ego-stroking personality assessment. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe explore the subtle forces of the Forer effect.

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Topics in this Podcast: magical thinking, psychology