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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.

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 42.4 —
July / August 2018

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 42.4 Cover

Articles by:

  • Amardeo Sarma
  • Benjamin Radford
  • Harriet Hall
  • Joe Nickell
  • Kavin Senapathy
  • Kavin Senapathy
  • Philip J. Senter
  • Reynold Spector
  • Steven Novella
  • Stuart Vyse
  • and more!

Latest Articles & News

A Closer Look

A Closer Look

by Kenny Biddle
Special Articles · A Closer Look
July 18, 2018

The first major paranormal case I took a closer look at was a well-known haunted house called Whispers Estate, located in Mitchell, Indiana.

On Unsubstantiated Yet Prevalent Therapeutic Interventions for Autism [Part II]

On Unsubstantiated Yet Prevalent Therapeutic Interventions for Autism [Part II]

by Kavin Senapathy
Special Articles · Woo Watch
July 17, 2018

The range of conditions classified as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is thought to affect 1-3% of the population.

On Countering Pseudoscience, Educating about Vaccinations, and Intereuropean science Communication

On Countering Pseudoscience, Educating about Vaccinations, and Intereuropean science Communication

by Annika Merkelbach
Special Articles · Special Report
July 17, 2018

An Interview with Dr. Anna Zakrisson

‘The Las Vegas Timewarp’

‘The Las Vegas Timewarp’

by Rob Lea
Special Articles · Special Report
July 13, 2018

An unexplained distortion of time and space—or catalogue of simple errors and a misunderstanding of how science works?

Busting the ‘Elvis Presley in Home Alone’ Movie Myth

Busting the ‘Elvis Presley in Home Alone’ Movie Myth

by Kenny Biddle
Special Articles · Special Report
July 11, 2018

The film spawned several sequels as well as dozens of conspiracy theories.

Dr. Tarjany and the Moss Cancer Cure: A Conversation with Jonathan Jarry

Dr. Tarjany and the Moss Cancer Cure: A Conversation with Jonathan Jarry

by Susan Gerbic
Special Articles · Guerrilla Skepticism
July 11, 2018

Who would’ve thought after all this cancer research, moss was the answer!