Risk Rage – Why Do Smart People Believe Dumb Things?

Risk Science Unplugged presents Risk Rage from UM Risk Science Center on Vimeo.

Why do intelligent people sometimes believe dumb things? Science communicator Craig Cormick talks with Di Bowman about the social values that govern much public perception of risk, and how they affect the decisions people make.

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About Kylie Sturgess

Kylie Sturgess is a former Philosophy teacher, media and psychology student, blogger at Patheos and podcaster at Token Skeptic. She has conducted over a hundred interviews including artists, scientists, politicians and activists, worldwide. She regularly presents a news and current affairs show on RTRFM's The Mag (tune in on Tuesdays!).
She’s the author of the ‘Curiouser and Curiouser‘ column at the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry website and travels internationally lecturing on feminism, skepticism, and science. She files her nails while they drag the lake.


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