The Skeptic Zone

Richard Saunders

Science & Medicine, Social Sciences

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The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and interviews, reports and comments. Past guests have included, James Randi, Stephen Fry, Tim Minchin, Eugenie Scott, Dr Phil Plait, Michael Marshall, Dr Steve Novella, Dr Pamela Gay, Jon Ronson, Dr Ben Goldacre, Simon Singh, Prof. Richard Wiseman, Dick Smith, Banachek, Prof. Chris French, George Hrab, Tim Ferguson, Dr Paul Willis and many, many more. Featuring Australian radio legend Maynard with his Spooky Action, Jo Alabaster from the 'Evidence Please' blog, Eran Segev's Grain of Salt, Dr Rachael Dunlop with 'Dr Rachie Reports' and Heidi Robertson aka 'The Raw Skeptic'.


The Skeptic Zone #416 - 9.October.2016

October 8th, 2016

Episode 432 of 472 episodes

0:00:00 Introduction Maynard - Richard Saunders - Stefan Sojka 0:06:27 A Grain of Salt - With Eran Segev This week Eran looks at the increasingly bizarre chain of emails being send from anti-vaccine activist Judy Wilyman PhD. 0:28:37 The Cass Files - With Dr Cassandra Perryman What is Hypnosis? Does it work as claimed? You uses it? Find out with Dr Cassandra. 0:34:25 Prize Time The Memory Code by Lynne Kelly. Thanks to Allen & Unwin https://www.allenandunwin.com/browse/books/general-books/popular-science/The-Memory-Code-Lynne-Kelly-9781760291327 0:37:00 Signe Dean What has the online reaction to the question of fluoride in the drinking water been in Australia? Signe reviews some of the more interesting comments. http://nevertoocurious.com 0:45:40 Short break with Maynard in the audiance 0:46:50 Maynard's Spooky Action... An interview with Dr Brad McKay. Anti-vax parents and a trip the Burning Man festival in the USA 1:00:44 Prize Time Suzi Jamil and Desh Amila from Think Inc. Tickets to see Dr Lisa Randall https://www.thinkinc.org.au/events/lisa/ 1:04:48 Take Stock - With Shelley Stocken Top 5 lesser known strange or dangerous complementary and alternative therapies. 0:14:50 Prize Time Pinball Science by Ian Graham. Thanks to Allen & Unwin https://www.allenandunwin.com/browse/books/general-books/popular-science/Pinball-Science-Ian-Graham-9781760294243 1:16:20 Dr Stefan Sojka The new new-age internet filter.

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