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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Catherine A. Fiorello

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. In this week’s interview, school psychologist Dr. Catherine Fiorello weighs in on what the research says about ADHD, cognitive assessments, full inclusion and treatment …

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Weird Coincidences

“Luck is probability taken personally.” —Chip Denman Have you ever received a call or a text from someone you were just thinking about? Maybe even someone you haven’t been in touch with for a while? Have you ever dreamed about something before it happens? Or run into someone you know …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Diana Williams, Follow-up Questions

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. Our interview with Dr. Diana Williams, who researches neuroendocrine control of food intake, body weight, and metabolism (see part 1 here, and part 2 …

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Speak Your Mind: Mad Science

There are some kick ass opportunities for teens to do some serious science, online and at local museums, labs, and other organizations near you. You can check some of them out on our Resources page. Some of the deadlines for signing up are this month, so get on over there …

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Autopsy of a Snowman

Happy New Year, everyone! I woke up New Year’s Day to snow. Woo hoo! Finally! So in honor of the occasion, and for all you budding medical students (or Frosty haters), I give you this: Autopsy of a Snowman. Looks to me like the corn cob pipe did him in. …

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The Cure for Skeptical Depression

Being a skeptical person can sometimes be rather depressing. Some days, all it takes is yet another news story about an outbreak of a vaccine-preventable disease or a psychic conning a missing child’s parents to make me want to curl up in a ball in my basement, away from the …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Diana Williams, Part 2

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. Today’s interview is a continuation of last Thursday’s interview with Dr. Diana Williams, who researches neuroendocrine control of food intake, body weight, and metabolism (see …

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Interviews

Teen Skepchick Interviews: Diana Williams

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. If any of you are like me, you have your share of friends and family members who are semi-pro dieters, the ones who seem …

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