Founding publisher of Skeptic magazine, Executive Director of the Skeptics Society


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"Michael Shermer is a science writer, founder of The Skeptics Society, and editor of its magazine Skeptic, which is largely devoted to investigating pseudoscientific and supernatural claims. Shermer also produces and co-hosts the 13-hour Fox Family television series, "Exploring the Unknown," and is a monthly columnist for Scientific American magazine. Shermer is the author of several books that attempt to explain the ubiquity of irrational or unsubstantiated beliefs. ..."

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Archived Columns

Scientific American
Since Oct 2002

Books Authored

How We Believe: Science, Skepticism, and the Search for God, Oct 1999
The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule, Feb 2004
Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time, May 1997