Happy father’s day! For this special day I thought I would share the first chapter of a book I started working on about fatherhood. I started it a year ago … Continue Reading You’re Going to Have to Wipe Someone’s Butt (Happy Father’s Day)
One of the very best things about writing kids books is reading the letters that kids send me. Of course these days the “letters” are mostly emails from parents and … Continue Reading A Kid Investigator Takes on Bigfoot
Adam the Ape by Wolfgang Wambach When I was a kid in the 80s (yes I’m that old), I was obsessed with a TV show called BJ and the Bear. … Continue Reading Adam the Ape: A book review
It was three months ago when I first published a therapy workbook for children ages 5 to 10 called Pixel’s Big Book of Feelings. It was a lot of fun … Continue Reading FREE Activity book for Kids
Of all the things a parent does, looking your innocent child in the eyes and trying to explain a terrible reality has to rank right up there with the worst. But when the reality is inescapable and children start asking questions, it has to be done.
How would you feel if I told you that one of your beliefs is wrong? Not just any belief, a belief that is core to your identity. And what if … Continue Reading UFOs, Psychics, and The End of the World: The Weird Story of Cognitive Dissonance
CLAIRVOYANT, n. A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron – namely that he is a blockhead. The Devil’s Dictionary … Continue Reading My Psychic Predictions for 2022
If you follow this page or read my books then you probably know that when I am not writing fun paranormal mysteries that teach kids critical thinking, I work as … Continue Reading Changes are coming…
The Beyond Belief series teaches kids critical thinking skills through fun stories. Book three is available now!
I’m scrolling through the latest science news with my morning coffee when I stumble upon this gem: “Study finds lack of critical thinking skills linked to belief in conspiracy theories.” … Continue Reading Why “obvious” research on critical thinking should be done anyway
This week I took a plane from Frankfurt Germany to Fairbanks Alaska to visit family. It is the first time that I’ve flown in two years, and more importantly the … Continue Reading Traveling in the Misinformation Age
I’ve heard from many of you wanting to know when the next Beyond Belief book will be done. So to answer your questions, Beyond Belief 3: The Phantom of Highcastle … Continue Reading Book 3 Update
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance- it is the illusion of knowledge. – Daniel J. Boorstin Why do researchers give placebos? Why do they have control conditions and … Continue Reading You’ve heard of Confirmation Bias, but what is it really? A shrink explains.
“I am a sucker for a good zombie book. I also remember teaching all the different genres when I was a teacher. October was the “Spooky” genre month, but I found many students reading them all year long. If you have a child that enjoys the “Spooky” or horror fiction genre, I think I’ve found the right author for you.”