Skeptical Inquirer — Volume 40.6
by Michael Marshall
The inevitable downside to a movement with no center is a lack of a figurehead to drive activism and direct enthusiasm into effective pursuits, meaning opportunities to counter pseudoscience directly and publicly sometimes pass by, with local groups focusing their energies on their own local activities.
by Joe Nickell
I analyzed the Perrons’ claims of demonic activity and showed that they were consistent with the effects of strong winds, misperceptions, schoolgirl pranks, vivid dreams, simple suggestion, role-playing, and other factors.
by Matt Nisbet
Hint: Focus on Community-Based Strategies and Avoid Denigrating Parents.
by Rachel Ammirati, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and Dean McKay
“As a psychiatrist, I diagnose mental illness. Also, I help spot demonic possession”
Physicist and CSI Fellow Mark Boslough interviewed noted climatologist and geophysicist Michael Mann, who spoke at CSICon Las Vegas.
Bigfoot and I: Reflections on Forty Years of Skepticism
by Eugenie Scott
My Personal Odyssey in Skepticism
by Harriet Hall
From Tiny Acorns…
by Christopher C. French
A Glimpse Backward—and Forward—at Skepticism’s Big Tent
How I Got Hooked on the Skeptical World
by Susan Gerbic
The Day the World Changed . . . for Me
by Richard Saunders
Nuclear Power and the Psychology of Evaluating Risk
MUFON Gets into the Bigfoot Business
‘M’ Is for Mysterious Marks