Longform links: the placebo effect February 11, 2016 he Thursdays are all about longform links here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at what “super bosses” do to empower employees. Longform links Is the "utopian workplace" really a good thing for employees? (aeon.co) TweetPocketInstapaper Why technology is so addictive. (nybooks.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Good luck trying to extricate Facebook ($FB) and Google ($GOOGL) from the top of the advertising food chain. (stratechery.com) TweetPocketInstapaperSymbols: $FB $GOOGL Naval Ravikant on new habits, staying present and guarding your time. (worldbeyondwork.wordpress.com) TweetPocketInstapaper The myth of the self-reliant individual. (aeon.co) TweetPocketInstapaper Robotic surgery is becoming more commonplace....but common? (popularmechanics.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Is the 'placebo effect' medicine? (digg.com) TweetPocketInstapaper Why we humans are prone to believe conspiracy theories. (psyfitec.com) TweetPocketInstapaper The veggie burger principle as a Trojan horse for healthier eating. (priceonomics.com) TweetPocketInstapaper On the stud economics of a Triple Crown winner. (bloomberg.com) TweetPocketInstapaper How to deal with a mid-life crisis: take up drinking whiskey. (pastemagazine.com) TweetPocketInstapaper You can support Abnormal Returns by visiting Amazon, signing up for our daily newsletter or following us on StockTwits, Yahoo Finance and Twitter.