Skeptical Inquirer — Follow-UpFollow-up
SI Column on Teacher Unions Generates Storm of Reader Reaction
by David H. Gorski, Mark Crislip, Avrum Z. Bluming, Carol Tavris, Harriet Hall, and Reynold Spector
This collection of letters was previously posted as an Online Extra. Read it in CSI's Special Articles section »
The 2012 Doomsday Hoax: Update II
This issue presents contributions by Gary Posner and Robert Sheaffer...
When Does a Person Become a Human Subject?
by Mary M. Livingston and Jerome J. Tobacyk
Sensitivity to human subjects issues is important and praiseworthy, but there is some confusion regarding the formal definition of human subjects research.
Special preview from the November / December 2009 Skeptical Inquirer
Critique of ‘The Bipolar Bamboozle’
by Nigel Bark
As a psychiatrist, I see a lot of adults diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Yet I am a bit skeptical of the expansion of...
Response to the Critique of the ‘Bipolar Bamboozle’
The critique by Nigel Bark, whose work has been sponsored by ten drug companies, is disingenuous and furthers the bamboozle.
What Do Skeptics Need to Explain?
Robert Sheaffer has (along with James Alcock and Ray Hyman) given skeptics a piece of really good advice...
Cyberonics Responds to Barglow’s ‘Corpoate Self-Interest and Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Depression’
by George Parker
"I was surprised and disappointed when I read Peter Barglow's article..."
Response to Cyberonics Letter of Criticism
I need not apologize for my preference for double-blind, randomized control studies over eitological hypothesis and letters...
A Mind for Murdergate
by Gary Posner
"Psychic clues" audaciously altered in new edition of Renier memoir.
The Idene: An Early Appearance of the Meme’s Meme(s)?
Discussion of Richard Dawkins' coinage in The Selfish Gene.
Richard Dawkins Replies
Response to Ralph H. Lutts' Follow-up
In a 2007 SI, Efthimiou and Gandhi agrgued that Haitian voodoo witch doctors create real zombies by using tetrodoxin.
Follow up to the September/October 2007 News and Comment item by Bruce Pendergast
Science does not offer certainty. The results of modern science are typically presented in statistics and probabilities.
Global Warming: Critical Reaction, Support, and Author Response
by The Editors
Responses to the May/June 2007 Skeptical Inquirer on the topic of Global Warming
Statistics of the Natasha Test: Response to Concerns and Questions
by Ray Hyman
The television program The Girl with the X-ray Eyes has appeared on the Discovery Channel in Europe and Asia.
Joe Nickell Replies
by Joe Nickell
Ray Rogers largely sidesteps my criticisms. He claimed to have uniquely found cotton and madder on the shroud's radiocarbon...
Rebuttal to Joe Nickell
by Raymond N. Rogers
Joe Nickell has attacked my scientific competence and honesty in his "Claims of Invalid 'Shroud'...
Response to Ken Hovind's criticism of the author's article in Sketpical Inquirer
by Bruce Flamm
Follow up to the author's investigative article on the Columbia University study
Some Reasons for Caution about the Bigfoot Film Exposé
For skeptics, the revelation of a hoax can provide valuable insights but may also contain pitfalls.
Schwartz's response to Ray Hyman's criticism
by Ray Hyman
Follow-up to Shwartz' response
Rupert Sheldrake responds to Robert A. Baker's criticism or his research
by Robert Baker
Robert Baker's reply to Rupert Sheldrake
Response to Irwin Tessman and Jack Tessman's article in the March/April 2000 Skeptical Inquirer
by Dave Thomas
Follow-up to Thomas' report on 'The Bible Code'
by Markus Pössel & Ron Amundson
The myth of the Hundredth Monkey Phenomenon was devised by Lyall Watson in 1979 and has been written about in Skeptical Inquirer