The age old question of observation, anecdotes and sensing versus strict scientific method is certainly not a new case in the court of public opinion. But are they necessarily at odds? Are they compatible? We will do our best to find answers!
Join us as we speak to Brian Dunning, host and producer of the award winning podcast Skeptoid: Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena(skeptoid.com). Brian’s passion is to apply critical thinking to urban legends and popular pseudoscientific subjects promoted by the mass media. He is the author of five books based on the podcast. His background is in computer science and he is a member of the National Association of Science Writers.