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.
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.
The first major paranormal case I took a closer look at was a well-known haunted house called Whispers Estate, located in Mitchell, Indiana.
The range of conditions classified as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is thought to affect 1-3% of the population.
An Interview with Dr. Anna Zakrisson
An unexplained distortion of time and space—or catalogue of simple errors and a misunderstanding of how science works?