SHERMER, Michael. American, b. 1954. Genres: Education, Sciences, Sports/Fitness. Career: Glendale College, Glendale, CA, psychology instructor, 1980-86, assistant professor, 1986-91; Skeptic magazine, founder and publisher, 1991-; Science Talk radio program on KPCC 89.3 FM, host, 1998-. Adjunct professor at Occidental College, 1989-, and California State University, Los Angeles, 1991-93. Publications: Sport Cycling: A Guide to Training, Racing, and Endurance, 1985; Cycling: Endurance and Speed, 1987; Teach Your Child Science: Making Science Fun for the Both of You, 1989; (with G. Yates) Meet the Challenge of Arthritis: A Motivational Program to Help You Live a Better Life, 1990; (with A. Benjamin) Teach Your Child Math: Making Math Fun for the Both of You, 1991; (with A. Benjamin) Mathemagics: How to Look like a Genius without Really Trying, 1993; Race across America, 1993; (ed. with B. Maidhof-Christig and L. Traynor) Argumente und Kritik: Skeptisches Jahrbuch. Rassiismus, die Leugnung des Holocaust, AIDS ohne HIV und andere fragwuerdige Behauptungen, 1997; (ed. with Maidhof-Christig and Traynor) Endzeittaumel: Propheten, Prognosen, Propaganda, 1998; Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time, 1997; How We Believe: The Search for God in the Age of Science, 1999; Denying History, 2000; The Borderlands of Science, 2001. Contributor to periodicals. Address: PO Box 338, Altadena, CA 91001, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]
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