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.
Some parents with a strong streak of skepticism and a chronic case of critical thinking can feel a little hypocritical this time of year. When we skeptical parents tell our … Continue Reading Santa for Skeptics?
“For my son’s tenth birthday I looked for a fun adventure story that had the themes he loved and which we often talked about in our family. Themes like critical … Continue Reading Why did I write Beyond Belief? – read this interview to find out!
Want to learn more about the book that made her so excited about reading? Check out her review of my children’s book on Instagram. View this post on Instagram A … Continue Reading The Joy on This Young Reader’s Face!
Are kids scared about QAnon? Of course not. They don’t read the news. They don’t listen to FOX. They don’t care what politicians are saying. Hopefully they are staying off … Continue Reading QAnon, the Satanic Panic, and how to talk to kids about the scary things grownups believe