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September 11th, 2007
Episode 77 of 301 episodes
This week's episode of Skepticality features an interview with psychologist, skeptic, and authorDr. Richard Wiseman, recorded atthe Australian Science Festival. Dr. Michael McRae (previously a guest on Skepticality to discuss integratingcritical thinking into the classroom) sits down withWiseman to discuss newapproaches to skepticism and the role of new media in promotinginterest in science. Also, Derek and Swoopy briefly talk about the skeptic turn out at Dragon*Con 2007.