Skeptical Inquirer — Volume 41.1
by Joe Nickell, translated by Alejandro Borgo
Tai chi es una abreviatura de taiji quan, “boxeo máximo supremo”. Concebido hace siglos como un arte marcial, ahora también se practica —“Tai chi taoísta”— como técnica de ejercicios.
by Stephan Lewandowsky, Michael E. Mann, Nicholas J.l. Brown, and Harris L. Friedman
How can scientists navigate highly polarized public controversies and how can the public’s legitimate demand for involvement be accommodated without compromising the integrity of science?
by Stephen Hupp, Amanda Stary, and Jeremy Jewell
Parents and students struggle to distinguish between pseudoscience and evidence-based ideas in child psychology. This study sampled the beliefs of 163 students and 205 parents on topics related to parenting and development.
by Craig A. Foster
Skeptics cannot support political claims that are simply at odds with reasonable interpretations of the existing evidence. However, they should, when speaking as skeptics, stop short of denigrating an entire political viewpoint.
by Carrie Poppy
The issues of paranormal and conspiracy claims, which have long been the focus of our work at Skeptical Inquirer, are finding new, interesting connections with these broader issues of how fear—especially irrational fear—works.
by Joe Nickell
Tai chi is a shortened form of taiji quan, “Supreme ultimate boxing.” Conceived centuries ago as a martial art, it is now also practiced—as “Taoist tai chi”—as an exercise technique…
The plural of anecdote is not evidence.
by Matt Nisbet
Each year at least 2 million Americans battle serious bacterial infections that are resistant to one or more antibiotics, and at least 23,000 die annually as a direct result of those infections.
Why do ghost hunters look for ghosts at night with the lights off?
by Raymond Barglow and Margret Schaefer
Had stem-cell research received the political support that it merits, it would probably have arrived by now at effective treatments for a number of severe chronic diseases.
Creationism in Europe
Project Greenglow: How Horizon Lost the Message in the Medium
by John Eades
No Time for Certainty
Notable Articles about the Creation of CSICOP and Skeptical Inquirer
‘Mirage Men’—Disinformation Agents or Just a Mirage?
Consensus: Could Two Hundred Scientists Be Wrong?
by Stuart Vyse