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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 42.6 —
November / December 2018

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 42.6 Cover

Articles by:

  • Alan J. Scott
  • Benjamin Radford
  • Bob Ladendorf
  • Harriet Hall
  • Jim Underdown
  • Jim Underdown
  • Joe Nickell
  • Kendrick Frazier
  • Matt Nisbet
  • Stuart Vyse
  • and more!

Latest Articles & News

Arkansas’s White River Monster: Very Real, but What Was It?

Arkansas’s White River Monster: Very Real, but What Was It?

by Joe Nickell
Skeptical Inquirer · Investigative Files · Volume 42.6

Can we finally solve the mystery?

The Ecomodernists

The Ecomodernists

by Matt Nisbet
Skeptical Inquirer · The Science of Science Communication · Volume 42.6

A New Way of Thinking about Climate Change and Human Progress

Diving into the VAERS Dumpster

Diving into the VAERS Dumpster

by Harriet Hall
Skeptical Inquirer · Reality is the Best Medicine · Volume 42.6

Fake News about Vaccine Injuries

How We Believe

How We Believe

by Harriet Hall
Skeptical Inquirer · Review · Volume 42.6

Beliefs guide all our thoughts and behaviors, from brushing our teeth to voting for a particular political party.

Vampire Facials

Vampire Facials

by Harriet Hall
Special Articles · SkepDoc's Corner
December 3, 2018

Human ingenuity is endless. People are always looking for the next secret that will improve their health and appearance.

CSICon 2018: Meet the First-Timers

CSICon 2018: Meet the First-Timers

by Rob Palmer
Special Articles · The Well-Known Skeptic
November 27, 2018

Have you ever wondered why people attend CSICon, and what they thought of it? In this article, five first-time attendees give us some insight into those very questions.