Smart people can act stupidly by failing to apply their intelligence wisely. This course draws lessons from scientist smart people who went astray. This course provides a framework to help you avoid their mistakes.
Ray Hyman is a professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Oregon. Hyman's published research has been in such areas as pattern recognition, perception, problem solving, creativity, and related areas of cognition. He has written and published extensively on the psychology of deception and critiques of paranormal and other fringe claims.
The James Randi Education Foundation promotes critical thinking by reaching out to the public and media with reliable information about paranormal and supernatural ideas so widespread in our society today. Through scholarships, workshops, and innovative resources for educators, the JREF works to inspire the investigative spirit in a new generation of critical thinkers. Learn more at http://www.randi.org.
A companion course guide can be downloaded here: http://jref.swmirror.com/20730
The Randi Show is a video podcast produced by the James Randi Educational Foundation. James Randi himself discusses news from the world of science, pseudoscience, and the paranormal. Plus, he shares some stories from his amazing life.
A weekly series of video tirades where James Randi touches on certain topics ranging from, educational, religion, paranormal and much more.
You can visit the James Randi website and see articles written by Randi going back to the 1990's.