Scott O. Lilienfeld
Scott O. Lilienfeld is associate professor of psychology at Emory University and Editor of the Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice
I trust that I need not persuade readers of Skeptical Inquirer that in today’s world of post-truth, alternative facts, and rampant pseudoscience, critical thinking—reasoning that helps to compensate for our biases—is needed now more than ever.
We must begin to develop more effective means of disseminating the fruits of our labors to individuals who are skeptical of our skepticism.
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The Art and Science of the Scam: Implications for Skeptics
The widespread assertion that the world would be better off without religion is a reasonable hypothesis. Yet data suggest that skeptics should attach no more than a modest level of probability to it.
Extraordinary Symptoms, Weak Evidence, and a Breakdown in Peer Review
The main obstacle standing in the way of the public’s acceptance of evolutionary theory is not a dearth of common sense.
The 150-year history of research on (ESP) has been plagued by what might be termed a consistent inconsistency.
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