The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry
The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry promotes science and scientific inquiry, critical thinking, science education, and the use of reason in examining important issues. It encourages the critical investigation of controversial or extraordinary claims from a responsible, scientific point of view and disseminates factual information about the results of such inquiries to the scientific community, the media, and the public.
Latest Articles & News
by Harriet Hall
November 15, 2017
The information that can be obtained from sham surgery trials is invaluable, but it doesn’t always change clinical practices, and many have questioned the ethics of subjecting sham surgery patients to the risks of sham surgery knowing there is no possible benefit to their health.
November 13, 2017
Chiropractic’s identity as a profession depends on a gimmick: promoting the implausible notion that chiropractors have special expertise to detect and adjust supposedly health compromising spinal dysfunctions.
November 10, 2017
Guy P. Harrison is an American author. He is known for his written works on skepticism and atheism.
November 9, 2017
Un grupo de ufólogos fue a mediados de los años 80 el germen de la primera organización española crítica con las pseudociencias
November 8, 2017
As a professional skeptic, I deal with all manner of believer. Some are respectful, some are not, but the one constant is that the believer and I are approaching the topic from different viewpoints.
by Tamar Wilner
November 6, 2017
Ever since “fake news” became an inescapable phrase in late 2016, journalism professionals familiar with misinformation have made a point of defining the term carefully. But some academics and journalists seem confused.