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Skeptical Inquirer Magazine

6 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $4.00 per issue Skeptical Inquirer is the official journal of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. On a bimonthly basis, Skeptical Inquirer publishes critical scientific evaluations of paranormal and fringe-science claims and informed discussion of all relevant issues.

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Skeptical Inquirer  |  November December 2020  


The Scientific Frauds Behind the False Vaccine-Autism Claim
Skeptical Inquirer is the official journal of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. On a bimonthly basis, Skeptical Inquirer publishes critical scientific evaluations of paranormal and fringe-science claims and informed discussion of all relevant issues.

According to Editor Kendrick Frazier:
"Skeptical Inquirer is an unusual hybrid, part semi-popular magazine, part scientific journal. It's fair to say that we not only help to cross disciplinary barriers within scientific fields but bridge the gaps between the hard and soft sciences and between science and the general public."
Skeptical Inquirer has been called a "spokesman for rationality," serious but highly readable," "witty and informative," and a "steady buoy in the tumultuous sea of irrationality." Its contributors have included Isaac Asimov, Martin Gardner, Carl Sagan, Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, and hundreds of other scholars and investigators worldwide.

In addition to in-depth feature articles, special reports, up to date news and comment, book reviews and investigations on a wide variety of topics, Skeptical Inquirer has a stellar stable of regular columnists including Joe Nickell (“Investigative Files”), Massimo Polidoro (“Notes on a Strange World”), Massimo Pigluicci (“Thinking About Science”), Robert Sheaffer (“Psychic Vibrations”), and SI managing editor Benjamin Radford's reader-driven (“The Skeptical Inquiree”).
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Authoritative, courageous, and controversial

Skeptical Inquirer is a fact-based and well-researched publication concerned with separating fact from fiction. "The Magazine for Science and Reason - For a fast-growing number of discriminating persons, the Skeptical Inquirer is a welcome breath of fresh air, separating fact from myth in the flood of occultism and pseudoscience on the scene today.
"This dynamic magazine, published by the Center for Inquiry in association with the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, tells you what the scientific community knows about claims of the paranormal, as opposed to the sensationalism often presented by the press, television, and movies.
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Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Skeptical Inquirer November December 2020.

FROM THE EDITOR Two Scientific Frauds: Wakefield and Eysenck Vaccines are back in the news big time in this dreadful year of 2020. The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated how vital vaccines are. Without a vaccine f...
The Scientific Frauds Underlying the False MMR Vaccine–Autism Link Andrew Wakefield’s 1998 paper purporting that the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine causes children to subsequently develop autism contained five specific frauds, and his subsequent comments on it contain...
Hans J. Eysenck: The Downfall of a Charlatan An orchestrated saga of intellectual dishonesty by the late renowned British psychologist and parapsychology proponent Hans J. Eysenck and two collaborators is revealed. I write this article as a long...
Why We Need Science We are so easily fooled that there are many ways we can get things wrong—such as believing an ineffective medical treatment works. Luckily, there is a way to get things right: by scientific testing. M...
Sources of Quantum Voodooism Quantum physics has been trivialized, distorted, abused, and exploited by New Age spiritual leaders for decades. What is their infatuation with it? What singles it out? In a series of episodes aired o...
100 Authors against Einstein: A Look in the Rearview Mirror Ninety years ago, 100 scientists published objections to Albert Einstein’s theory of special relativity. Examining their misguided criticisms provides lessons for today. A highlight of Albert Einstein...

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