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The Skeptic Zone

Oct 15, 2023

Richard Saunders

Once More Unto The Breach

Tim Mendham, Sue Ieraci, Darryl Colquhoun and Richard Saunders head to Sydney's Festival of Mind Body Spirit to discover what quackery is on display. Will they survive the paranormal parade of pretend psychics?

You Can Count On Adrienne. With Adrienne Hill

Kelly Burke and Faith Newsome Rodriquez join Adrienne Hill to talk about refutations regarding the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment that was initially conducted in 1972 with follow-up studies declaring that a child's ability to delay gratification could be a predictor of future success, including better SAT scores, higher levels of education and lower body mass index.

The Book of Tim. With Tim Mendham

Phoney Fauna - Part #2 By Tim Mendham

Tim looks at all the strange and weird fake animals that have been invented over the years in order to delight, con, fool, or gain publicity for their creators.

A reading from The Skeptic, Vol. 34 No. 4

A Dive into a Trove

A wander through the decades of digitised Australian newspapers on a search for references to Mind Body Spirit.


10 Years Ago

The Skeptic Zone #260 - 13.October.2013

Maynard's Spooky Action... Maynard visits SkeptiCamp Sydney and interviews a wide range of people about all sorts of things. Highlights include a chat with Heidi Robertson from the Northern Rivers, Spoon Bending with Saunders and Cup Cakes! - The Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus) is a national scientific not-for-profit organisation with a mission to bring science to people and people to science.