The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe (SGU) is a weekly podcast hosted by Steven Novella, MD, along with a panel of “skeptical rogues.” It is named to evoke The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and is the official podcast of the New England Skeptical Society. The show features discussions of recent scientific developments in layman’s terms, and interviews authors, people in the area of science, and other famous skeptics. The show also includes discussions of myths, conspiracy theories, pseudoscience, the paranormal, and many general forms of superstition, from the point of view of scientific skepticism.
Categories: All-or-Nothing Thinking, Ambiguity, BEHAVIOR, Beliefs, Biases, Change, Competitive Thinking, Complex Realities, Cultures, Disasters and Tragedies, Environmental Science, Evolution, Exclusionary Behavior, Extreme Thinking, Fear of the Unknown, Freewill, Gender Roles, Hidden Motives, Ideologies, Independent Thinking, Individuality, Information/Facts, KNOWLEDGE, Leadership, Learning, Learning from Failures, LGBTQ Issues, Logic, Logical Ethics, Lying, Negative Thinking, Numbers and Mathematics, Opinions, Other People Exist, Pride & Shame, Quantity vs Quality, Race and Racism, Regrets, Religious Thinking, Science, Societies, Teachers and Mentors, Technology, The News Media, The Scientific Method, THINKING, This or That Thinking, Unhealthy Behavior, and What Should Be
Host: Cara Santa Maria
Host: Dr. Steven Novella