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Terence Hines

Terence Hines is professor of psychology at Pace University and author of Pseudoscience and the Paranormal. He is a Committee for Skeptical Inquiry Fellow.

The Lake Monster That Predates Nessie

Skeptical Briefs Volume 24.1, Spring 2014

Book Review
The Lake Monster That Predates Nessie

A review of The Untold Story of Champ: A Social History of America’s Loch Ness Monster, by Robert E. Bartholomew.

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The Brain and Religious Belief: Analysis Disappoints

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 38.4, July/August 2014

Book Review

A review of The Believer’s Brain, by Kenneth M. Heilman and Russell S. Donda

Flawed Look at Monsters

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 37.2, March/April 2013

Book Review
Flawed Look at Monsters

The intent of Medusa’s Gaze and Vampire’s Bite is to provide scientific explanations for various monsters found in historical legend and literature up through the monsters of today as seen, mostly, in film. Had Kaplan succeeded in this task, he would have produced an exciting and interesting book.

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Solving a Mysterious Event from Long Ago

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 34.2, March / April 2010

Book Review

The Devil of Great Island : Witchcraft and Conflict in Early New England by Emerson W. Baker.

When Science Gets Distorted for Nonscientific Reasons

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 33.4, July / August 2009

Book Review
When Science Gets Distorted for Nonscientific Reasons

Hyping Health Risks: Environmental Hazards in Daily Life and the Science of Epidemiology. by Geoffrey C. Kabat

Selective Memory at Work When Patients ‘Predict’ Own Death

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 33.3, May / June 2009

News & Comment

Can patients predict their own deaths using some fancy type of "insight" that is more accurate than the expertise of physicians?

Zombies and Tetrodotoxin

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 32.3, May / June 2008

Follow-up

In a 2007 SI, Efthimiou and Gandhi agrgued that Haitian voodoo witch doctors create real zombies by using tetrodoxin.

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The Ill Effects of the Self-help Movement

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 30.3, May / June 2006

Book Review

Reviews of books by Steve Salerno and Christina Hoff Sommers

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Alien Abduction Analysis

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 30.2, March / April 2006

Book Review

Review of Abducted: How People Come to Believe They Were Kidnapped by Aliens. By Susan A. Clancy.

Abducted: How People Come to Believe They Were Kidnapped by Aliens

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 30.2, March / April 2006

Book Review
Abducted: How People Come to Believe They Were Kidnapped by Aliens

Review of the book by Susan A. Clancy

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The Mary Celeste: A Very Plausible Explanation

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 29.1, January / February 2005

Book Review

Review of Ghost Ship: The Mysterious True Story of the Mary Celeste and her Missing Crew. By Brian Hicks.

The Ghost Planet

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 22.1, January / February 1998

Book Review
The Ghost Planet

The planet Vulcan? Hey, wasn't that just a made-up planet Gene Roddenberry created for Star Trek?

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