Thursday, October 24, 2013
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Our next speaker for the Richard W. Smith lecture will be Dr. Michael Shermer. He is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, the Executive Director of the Skeptics Society, a monthly columnist for Scientfic American, the host of the Skeptics Distinguished Science Lecture Series at Caltech, and Adjunct Professor at Claremont Graduate University and Chapman University. His lecture is entitled The Believing Brain: From Ghosts, Gods, and Aliens to Conspiracies, Economics, and Politics - How the Brain Constructs Beliefs and Reinforces Them as Truths. Dr. Shermerâ€™s lecture will be on Thursday, October 24 in the Whitsett Room at 7:00 p.m.