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Submission + - Bad Science: Coffee as a hallucinogen (theweek.com)

mcgrew writes: "Australian researchers fed subjects a lot of coffee, gave them headphones, and told them that "White Christmas" would play after some static. The subjects heard Bing Crosby and the researchers concluded that coffee caused auditory hallucinations. Sensationalism at its best; obviously the researchers had never heard of hypnoisis."
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Bad Science: Coffee as a hallucinogen

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