On Newstands Now — Skeptical Inquirer Vol. 33, No. 5
September 8, 2009
Now available on newsstands, the September / October 2009 Skeptical Inquirer includes contributions from:
- S.T. Lakshmikumar
- Brandon Randolph-Seng and Robert D. Mather
- Christopher J. Ferguson
- Richard Wiseman, Chris French, and Caroline Watt
- Stuart Jordan
Power Line Panic and Mobile Phone Mania — What is the physics that underlies any possible linkage between mobile phones, power lines, and cancer?
Does Subliminal Persuasion Work? It Depends on Your Motivation and Awareness — Recent psychological research provides more answers about why and when subliminal information can influence people’s preferences and behaviors.
Violent Video Games: Dogma, Fear, and Pseudoscience — Video games are at the center of a modern media-based moral panic. Too often, social scientists have fueled the flames and eschewed good scientific practices
‘None of This is True’: Do Disclaimers about the Paranormal Really Work? — The last few years have seen substantial growth in the number of television programs claiming to contain paranormal phenomena…
Can a Reasonable Skeptic Support Climate Change Legislation? — CFI vets list of 687 ‘dissenting scientists’ in Senate minority report; 80 percent haven’t published peer-reviewed climate research.