Practice

Which is NOT an example of a post hoc fallacy?

a. I thought my team would lose the game, and they did. If I want them to win next time, I need to think more positively.

b. Shari wanted to make a great meal for her guests, so she picked out a delicious-sounding recipe and followed it exactly. Her guests loved it.

c. Jason did not have time to brush his teeth before his dentist appointment. But the dentist told him he had no cavities. So Jason has decided he does not need to brush his teeth anymore.

d. During the solar eclipse, we performed an ancient chant that asks the sun to return. It worked!

The Art Of Cold Reading

The Art Of Cold Reading

Today I'm going to teach you a fundamental Mentalism technique known as 'cold reading'. Cold reading is a technique employed by mentalists and charlatans and by charlatan I refer to psychics, mediums, fortune tellers or anyone that claims false abilities that is used to give the illusion that the person has some form of super natural power.

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