Skepticality:The Official Podcast of Skeptic Magazine

Official Podcast of Skeptic Magazine

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We're tired of pertinent social and science news being buried by clap trap. Our podcast is here to bring you relevant, under reported current events, as well as in-depth discussions from a scientific, critical, skeptical, and humorous point of view. Derek and Swoopy are your hosts, filling your pod and your brain with skeptical insight and conversation, sometimes heated, on a plethora of topics that are ripe for critical examination. Bringing truth to podcasting, and all who choose to listen. In our travels we will tackle the beasts of pseudoscience; the paranormal, supernatural, ufo / alien encounters, mis-understood history, and overwrought legends - urban or otherwise. Our interview shows feature notable skeptics including; leading astronomy speakers, scientists, philosophy experts, and other scientific, secular, humanist, and skeptical book authors, and critical thinkers.


Skepticality #164 - Can YOU see the Gorilla? - Interview: Cathy Davidson

August 31st, 2011

Episode 183 of 306 episodes

This week on Skepticality, Derek talks with author and professor Cathy N.Davidson, co-founder of HASTAC, "Humanities, Arts, Science, and TechnologyAdvanced Collaboratory", about her recently released book, "Now You SeeIt", which tells the fascinating story of how our understanding of humanattention and learning can be used to enhance and change the manner inwhich we teach in the modern era.

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