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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 41.5 —
September/October 2017

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 41.5 Cover

Articles by:

  • Benjamin Radford
  • James Randi
  • Joe Nickell
  • Maarten Boudry
  • Massimo Polidoro
  • Massimo Polidoro
  • Matt Nisbet
  • Scott O. Lilienfeld
  • Stephen Barrett
  • Stuart Vyse
  • and more!

Latest Articles & News

Testosterone Rex

Testosterone Rex

by Harriet Hall
Special Articles · SkepDoc's Corner
September 19, 2017

Testosterone Rex: the familiar, plausible, pervasive, and powerful story of sex and society. Testosterone drives masculinity; it allegedly explains all those male/female differences.

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Evan Bernstein

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Evan Bernstein

by Susan Gerbic
Special Articles · CSICon
September 18, 2017

Evan is the co-host of an award-winning podcast, The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe, and also a member of the executive board for The New England Skeptical Society. Get to know him here!

The One Where “Psychic” Tyler Henry Reads Alan Thicke

The One Where “Psychic” Tyler Henry Reads Alan Thicke

by Susan Gerbic
Special Articles
September 15, 2017

Is Hollywood Medium blaming Alan Thicke for not taking Tyler Henry’s reading seriously?

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Kavin Senapathy

An Interview with CSICon Speaker Kavin Senapathy

by Susan Gerbic
Special Articles · CSICon
September 14, 2017

Kavin Senapathy will be speaking at CSICon Saturday, October 28 along with Natalie Newell at 11:00 a.m. She is a science communicator who lives in Madison, Wisconsin and writes for Forbes Magazine. Get to know her in this interview.

La Homeopatía es una farsa

La Homeopatía es una farsa

by Nick Little, translated by Alejandro Borgo
Special Articles · Special Report
September 13, 2017

La homeopatía es una farsa. Se ha demostrado a través de la investigación científica que los “remedios” homeopáticos son, como mucho, un placebo.

From CSICon Speakers James Alcock and Loren Pankratz: A Call for Essays

by James Alcock and Loren Pankratz
Special Articles · Special Report
September 12, 2017

The speakers are seeking essays about the personal experience of changing one’s mind because of meaningful new information or data, compelling argument, or defeated theory. Read for more information!