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Steven Novella

President | New England Skeptical Society


Entertaining and experienced speaker and popular podcaster who knows how to make science and critical thinking exciting.

Industry Expertise (3)

Social Media

Medical/Dental Practice


Areas of Expertise (3)

Science-Based Medicine

Critical Thinking in Everday Life

Using Social Media in Education

Sample Talks (1)

Why Our Brains Need Skepticism

Our brains are powerful but highly flawed instruments, prone to a host of errors. Dr. Novella, an academic neurologist, reviews the many ways in which our brains deceive us, and the critical thinking skills necessary to correct for these errors.