Check out the new SIN podcast!
Check out the new SIN podcast!
I talk about the psychology of belief on this week's "The Thinking Atheist" show.
In which I talk about the new SIN book and have an excerpt from my chapter.
In which I am interviewed about sexism, racism, science, and more by the Blueball Skeptics.
An upcoming talk of mine examines what makes someone believe or not believe in the paranormal.
I'll be on an upcoming podcast from Seth "The Thinking Atheist" - details within.
In which I discuss Dr. Oz's congressional grilling, and the resultant comedic skewering of his nonsense.
In which I talk about some of the skepticism and religion related research my lab presented recently.
In which you can listen to my talk on how good storytellers are often really bad at giving accurate information.
Check out my newest book, Psychology Gone Astray, with a look at the contents and an excerpt!
In which the question "Can people who aren't soldiers get PTSD?" and answered with a resounding yes.
In which we take a look at the data to see if those with eating disorders are actually only young white females, as is commonly portrayed in the media.
In which we discuss the most effective types of therapies and medications used in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.
In which you feel my pain and triumph as I grade freshman general psychology papers, sharing humorous snippets along the way.
In which we take a look at family based therapy (FBT) and cognitive-behavioral therapy - enhanced (CBT-E), the two most well supported treatment methods for anorexia.
In which the numerous changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5 are discussed and critiqued.
In which the placebo effect is examined, and shown how it could be responsible for why many complementary and alternative medicines "work."
In which we take a look at what treatments, including CBITS and medication, have been used to effectively help those with uncontrollable motor and vocal tics.
In which we expose some misinformation bout people who hoard and help shine the light of accuracy on YouTube and cable television.
In which we present an exercise in critical thinking and spotting logical fallacies, under the guise of logically proving that zombies do exist.
In which we take a look at what's been scientifically shown to help people with trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling) stop pulling and regrow hair.
In which I attempt to answer the question which is the title of the post.
In which we take a look at the flip side of the coin from the previous post, this time examining what types of treatment actually do help those suffering from ADHD.
In which we examine if any complementary or alternative medicines have a use in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
In which a former special education teacher looks at a number of myths surrounding the learning disability of dyslexia.
In which we take a look at what types of interventions have been shown to be useful to children and adults with specific learning disabilities.
In which you learn about doomsday cults and cognitive dissonance via satire.
In which sociological, cultural, and biological factors that help determine if you'll be diagnosed as having ADHD are discussed.
In which the differences between how the media portrays those who have Tourette's Syndrome and real life are explored.
In which one of my students takes a look at who has SUDs, why, and what accompanies them.