Michael Shermer, Ph.D., publisher of Skeptic magazine and participant in the Reason Rally in Washington, DC, lectures about skepticism and conspiracy theory. He focuses this lecture around his class, "How to think like a scientist without being a geek." He examines current beliefs, dissecting them from a scientific point of view.
Dr. Michael Shermer is an adjunct professor at Chapman University and Claremont Graduate University. He is the publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, and is the author of "Why People Believe Weird Things," "The Science of Good and Evil," "Why Darwin Matters," and "The Mind of the Market." His latest book is "The Believing Brain."