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La “Física” de Deepak Chopra

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July 12, 2016
La “Física” de Deepak Chopra

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Dear Readers, This Is about You . . . and Us

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 40.4, July/August 2016

Commentary

Skeptical Inquirer’s 2016 Reader Survey Results

The Search for Negative Evidence

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.6, November/December 2015

By their nature, paranormal claims depend not on positive but negative evidence, by which proponents attempt to use mysteries (“the unexplained”) to support their beliefs. In contrast, scientists seek to use positive evidence to solve mysteries.

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Trends in Scientific Knowledge, Education, and Religion

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 40.1, January/February 2016

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The Science of Meaning

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 40.1, January/February 2016

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The Sixteenth European Skeptics Congress, London 2015

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 40.1, January/February 2016

Conference Report

‘Post-Materialist’ Science? A Smokescreen for Woo

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.5, September/October 2015

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‘Post-Materialist’ Science? A Smokescreen for Woo

Pseudoscience has been rapidly gaining ground in the past few decades. Dietary supplements and homeopathic preparations, advertised by the disgraced Dr. Oz and his ilk, now constitute a multi-billion-dollar industry.

The 1848 ‘Enormous Serpent’ of the Daedalus Identified

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.5, September/October 2015

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The 1848 ‘Enormous Serpent’ of the Daedalus Identified

A famous sea serpent sighting has been an enduring mystery 
of the sea since 1848. However, new information suggests a solution.

Encouraging Evidence-Free Enterprise: Business on a Bed of Sand

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.5, September/October 2015

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Encouraging Evidence-Free Enterprise: Business on a Bed of Sand

The former National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine’s use of two U.S. government grant programs for small businesses is examined and found to lend legitimacy to the lucrative business of non-evidence-based medicine.

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The Devil and the Details

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.6, November/December 2015

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Is the EmDrive Pseudoscience?

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.6, November/December 2015

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Unlocking the Treasures

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.6, November/December 2015

Review

A Review of Great Calculations: A Surprising Look Behind 50 Scientific Inquiries by Colin Pask

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Memior of an Accused Satanist

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.6, November/December 2015

Review

A Review of Life After Death by Damien Echols

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Not Seeking the White Whale or Tanystropheus

Skeptical Briefs Volume 25.1, Spring 2015

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Is the Pope Catholic?

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.5, September/October 2015

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Correlations: How Do We Ever Establish Definite Causation?

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.5, September/October 2015

Forum

WHO’s Strategy on Traditional and Complementary Medicine

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.3, May/June 2015

Medical Misinformation
WHO’s Strategy on Traditional and Complementary Medicine

The World Health Organization once again advocates for implementing complementary and alternative medicine in national health services, jeopardizing global public health and evidence-based medicine.

Vaccines and the Anti-Vaccination Movement: An Interview with Dr. Paul Offit

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.3, May/June 2015

Interview
Vaccines and the Anti-Vaccination Movement: An Interview with Dr. Paul Offit

In an interview with Lindsay Beyerstein on the Point of Inquiry podcast, Offit spoke about the early 2015 measles outbreak at Disneyland, the anti-vaccination movement, and the importance of vaccination.

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Do We Really Want to Believe in UFOs?

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.4, July/August 2015

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Treemonisha: Scott Joplin’s Skeptical Black Opera

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.4, July/August 2015

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Skepticism through Stick Figures

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.4, July/August 2015

Review

What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

When Don’t the Highly Educated Believe in Evolution? The Bible Believers Effect

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.2, March/April 2015

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When Don’t the Highly Educated Believe in Evolution? The Bible Believers Effect

Among those who believe the Bible is the word of God, those with more formal education are less likely to believe in human evolution than those with less education.

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Bias in Reporting of Medical Research: How Dangerous Is It?

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.3, May/June 2015

Medical Misinformation

“You Are Smart!” on Radio

March 20, 2015
“You Are Smart!” on Radio

“You Are Smart,” a daily feature for commercial radio, made its national debut recently with host, Jim Underdown, executive director of CFI–LA and founder of the Independent Investigations Group (IIG).

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Confessions of a Rock Shop Clerk

Skeptical Briefs Volume 24.3, Fall 2014

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Evolution: The Big and the Small of It

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.2, March/April 2015

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Yes, But How Do You Explain This?

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.2, March/April 2015

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Africa’s Satanic Panic

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.2, March/April 2015

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When Genealogy Gets Distorted

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.2, March/April 2015

Review

The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures by Christine Kenneally.

Remembrance of Apocalypse Past: The Psychology of True Believers When Nothing Happens

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 38.6, November/December 2014

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Remembrance of Apocalypse Past: The Psychology of True Believers When Nothing Happens

Research on belief in the 2012 “apocalypse” demonstrates that specific psychological processes contributed directly to the maintenance of paranormal apocalyptic beliefs, even after the apocalypse did not occur.

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