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“pseudoscience”

May 1, 2014 12:02 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The 'chemtrail' conspiracy theory is proved in a viral video, theorists say, showing unknown substances are being secretly sprayed in the skies above us. Continue reading →
Mar 8, 2014 02:48 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Can hypnotists put unwilling people into a trance and rob them while hypnotized? Continue reading →
Jan 17, 2014 06:43 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Ordinary visual and cognitive processes can give the illusion of psychic powers. Continue reading →
Aug 8, 2013 06:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
People who believe in psychics feel more in control over their lives, a new study finds. Continue reading →
Jul 23, 2013 06:23 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
There's a new member of Britain's royal family, ending months of predictions about the baby, much of it based on myths. Continue reading →
May 9, 2013 05:10 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Psychics use common sense and a few psychological principles to provide the illusion of accuracy. Continue reading →
May 2, 2013 11:51 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Graphology, the practice of determining personality from handwriting, is being used to screen job applicants. Continue reading →
Mar 15, 2013 12:12 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
As the TED conferences expand, some question whether standards are slipping. ->
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