Skepticality:The 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 #178 - You Are Not So Smart - Interview: David McRaney

March 13th, 2012

Episode 197 of 306 episodes

This week Derek has a discussion with David McRaney about his latest book,'You Are Not So Smart'. David is a journalist who mainly coverspsychology and technology which lead him to researching many of the focalsubjects which Skeptics gravitate to. Find out why you have too manyfriends on Facebook, why your memory is mostly fiction, and other ways youare probably deluding yourself.

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