Science and reason are taking quite a beating lately.
Popular culture, academia, and even the halls of government seem swarmed with alternative medicine hucksters, extraterrestrial conspiracies, psychic scam artists, and science-deniers who infuriatingly refer to themselves as “skeptics.”
It’s time for the real skeptics to get together and make a little noise of their own. And where better to do that than in Music City itself?
That’s right. It’s time to get empirical.
NEW! Anthony Pratkanis’s presentation Weapons of Fraud: How con criminals scam the public and what we can do about it is now available to download (.PPT).
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