Michael McRae Of Tribal Science On Skepticality!

Go Tribal - it’s an interview: Mike McRae author of Tribal Science: Brains, Beliefs and Bad Ideas!

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This week Derek sits down with Mike McRae, a science writer, and touring science communicator for Australia’s National Science and Technology Center. Mike has recently released his latest book, ‘Tribal Science’, Derek and Mike discuss how the book came about and how our current culture still owes many of its common illogical behaviors to our tribal nature.

Tribal Science: Brains, Beliefs and Bad Ideas is published by the University of Queensland Press (Australia) and Prometheus Books (United States and Canada). See Booko.com for a list of Australian retailers. Tribal Science is also available through Amazon.com and is on Kindle.

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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.