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
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
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!
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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.”
Beyond belief book 2 is live on Amazon and has already reached the top spot in multiple categories. As you know if you follow this blog, I am a child … Continue Reading Book 2 is Launched!
Great news! If you want to get the kindle version of Beyond Belief: The Adventure of Zombie Island you can now pre-order your copy. Get your copy here and start … Continue Reading Beyond Belief 2 is now available for preorder
If you are a parent who loves science, skepticism, and critical thinking, then you’ve probably heard of the Annabelle and Aiden series by J. R. Becker. If you haven’t, then … Continue Reading A Beautiful Book Series for Little Thinkers
The Storm never came. Now is the time to have tough conversations.