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Scott O. Lilienfeld

Scott O. Lilienfeld is associate professor of psychology at Emory University and Editor of the Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice

Would the World Be Better Off Without Religion? A Skeptic’s Guide to the Debate

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 38.4, July/August 2014

Science and Religion
Would the World Be Better Off Without Religion? A Skeptic’s Guide to the Debate

A special preview from the current issue: The widespread assertion that the world would be better off without religion is a reasonable hypothesis. Yet data suggest that skeptics should attach no more than a modest level of probability to it.

A Skeptical Look at a Remarkable Case Report of ‘Overnight’ Amnesia

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Article
A Skeptical Look at a Remarkable Case Report of ‘Overnight’ Amnesia

Extraordinary Symptoms, Weak Evidence, and a Breakdown in Peer Review

Why Scientists Shouldn’t Be Surprised by the Popularity of Intelligent Design

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 30.3, May / June 2006

Article

The main obstacle standing in the way of the public’s acceptance of evolutionary theory is not a dearth of common sense.

New Analyses Raise Doubts About Replicability of ESP Findings

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 23.6, November / December 1999

Research Review

The 150-year history of research on (ESP) has been plagued by what might be termed a consistent inconsistency.

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