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Chris French on skepticism and the psychology of paranormal beliefs

Chris French on skepticism and the psychology of paranormal beliefs

Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to psychologist, writer and speaker Professor Chris French. 12/05/2021

Chris is Head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit in the Psychology Department at Goldsmiths University, a fellow at the British Psychological Society and a patron of Humanists UK.  

In this episode he speaks about what being a skeptic means to him, the difficulty of living out a fully materialist worldview, why even scientists have to take some things on faith and much more. 


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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is host of The Sacred podcast. She was Theos’ Director from August 2011 – July 2021. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

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Posted 12 May 2021

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