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 Rob Palmer
July 20, 2018
On June 10, yours truly—someone who had never done a presentation anywhere as a skeptic with a capital “S”—was the very first speaker at the very first New York City Skeptics’ SpeedyCamp. So, of course I have absolutely no choice but to report on this event right here and now in my new column.
by Jamie Hale
July 19, 2018
Educators often pay lip service to the idea of teaching “critical thinking.” But, when asked to define critical thinking, answers are often weak and ambiguous.
by Kenny Biddle
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.
July 17, 2018
The range of conditions classified as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is thought to affect 1-3% of the population.
July 17, 2018
An Interview with Dr. Anna Zakrisson
by Rob Lea
July 13, 2018
An unexplained distortion of time and space—or catalogue of simple errors and a misunderstanding of how science works?