REFERENCES
 
Chapter 1
1. Sagan, Carl, The Burden of Skepticism, Lecture in Pasadena, 1987.

Chapter 2
1. Odyssey (magazine) - Superstition and Science, Cobblestone Publishing Co., Dec. 1993.
2. Bryson, Bill, A Short History of Nearly Everything, p45, Black Swan, London, 2003.
3. Dawkins, Richard, Unweaving the Rainbow (chap. 6), Penguin Books, London, 1998.
4. Yule, Tim, Sasquatches from Outer Space, p19, Prometheus Books, New York, 2000.
5. Hoggart, Simon and Hutchinson, Mike, Bizarre Beliefs (chap 2), Richard Cohen Books, London, 1995.
6. Dawkins, op cit, p123.

Chapter 3
1. Sagan, Carl, Contact, Pocket, 1997.
2. Odyssey (magazine) - Science or Hoax, p7, Cobblestone Publishing Co., December 2000.
3. Odyssey (magazine) - Tribute to Carl Sagan, p25, Cobblestone Publishing Co., April 1998.
4. Yule, Tim, Sasquatches from Outer Space, p110, Prometheus Books, New York, 2000.
5. Hill, Betty, A Common Sense Approach to UFOs, B.Hill, 1995.
6. Blackmore, Susan, and Rose, , ‘Abduction by Aliens or Sleep Paralysis?’, Skeptical Enquirer,
1998, 22 p23-28.

Chapter 4
1. Yule, Tim, Sasquatches from Outer Space, chap 2, Prometheus Books, New York, 2000.
2 Kal K.Korff and Michaela Kocis, "Exposing Roger Patterson's 1967 Bigfoot Film Hoax" ,
Skeptical Inquirer, July 2004.
3. The Skeptic (magazine), Vol 14, No. 4 (p5), London, 2001.
4. The Independent on Sunday, news report, 27th July, 2008.
5. Benjamin Radford, ‘The Measure of a Monster’, in Skeptical Inquirer (Magazine), July/August
2003.
6. Randi, James, The Supernatural A-Z, Brockhampton Press, London, 1997.

Chapter 5
1. Cawthorne, Nigel, Cults (chap 1), Chancellor Press, London, 2002.
2. Moran, Sarah, The Secret World of Cults (chap 3), CLB International, Godalming, 1999.
3. Cawthorne, op cit, chap 10.
4. Cawthorne, op cit, p81.

Chapter 6
1.
2. Hoggart, Simon and Hutchinson, Mike, Bizarre Beliefs, (section 4) Richard Cohen Books,
London, 1995.
3. Hoggart, Simon and Hutchinson, Mike, op. cit. (section 4).
4. Roach, Mary, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, W.W. Norton, 2005.
5. Braithwaite, J.J., Magnetic Variances Associated with Haunt-type Experiences, European Journal
of Parapsychology, 19, 3-29, 2004.
6. Hoskins, Richard, quoted in The Evening Standard by Tony Bonnici, p13, 25th June, 2012.

Chapter 7
1. Odyssey (magazine) - Science or Hoax, p37, Cobblestone Publishing Co., December 2000.
2. Randi, James, The Supernatural A-Z (p66/7), Brockhampton Press, London, 1997.
3. Hoggart, Simon and Hutchinson, Mike, op. cit. (p107/8).
4. Hoggart, Simon and Hutchinson, Mike, op. cit. (p.77/8).
5. Randi, James, The Supernatural A-Z, op cit. (pp212-215).

Chapter 8
1. Randi, James, The Supernatural A-Z, op cit. (pp137-140).
2. Yule, Tim, op. cit., (pp66-69).
3. Harris, Ben, Gellerism Revealed, 1985.
4. Hoggart, Simon and Hutchinson, Mike, op. cit. (p172/3).
5. Hoggart, Simon and Hutchinson, Mike, op. cit. (p140/1).
6. Randi, James, The Supernatural A-Z, op. cit. (p187).
7. Blackmore, Susan, article in New Scientist, 4th Nov. 2000.
8. Kendall, Tessa, review of The Rise of the Indian Rope Trick, by Peter Lamont, in ‘The Skeptic’,
18 no.3, 2005.

Chapter 9
1. Kusche, Larry, The Bermuda triangle Mystery Solved, Prometheus Books, N.Y, 1995.
2. Nickell, Joe, The Magic Detectives, Prometheus Books, New York, 1989 (p44).
3. Hoggart, Simon and Hutchinson, Mike, op. cit. (Chap 1)
4. Nickell, Joe, ‘The Crop Circle Phenomenon: An Investigative Report’, in Skeptical Inquirer 16,
no. 2, 1992.
5. Nickell, Joe, The Magic Detectives, Prometheus Books, New York, 1989 (p83).
6. Fitzpatrick-Matthews, Keith, ‘Graham Hancock and the Lost Civilisation’, article on web:
www.kmatthews.org.uk
7. Randi, James, The Supernatural A-Z, op. cit. (p319).

Chapter 10
1. Wheen, Francis, How Mumbo Jumbo Ruled the World, Fourth Estate, London 2004 (p132)
2. Diamond, John, Snake Oil, Vintage, London, 2001 (p22).
3. Robinson, Ann, article in The Guardian, 6th April, 2000 (p9).
4. Wakefield, Mary, Is Homeopathy Really Hogwash?, The Spectator 22nd Oct. 2005.
5. Boseley, Sarah, article in the Guardian newspaper, 26th Aug. 2005.
6. Article in ‘The Independent’ newspaper, 29th July 2005.
7. Edzard Ernst and Myeong Soo Lee, Acupuncture for Rheumatic Conditions: an Overview of
Systematic Reviews, Rheumatology 2010; 49, pp 1957-1961, OUP.
8. Ulett, George, ‘Acupuncture, Magic and Make-Believe’ in Skeptical Inquirer (Magazine), 27
no.2, March/April 2003.
9. Witmer, Rebecca, ‘Hands that Heal: the Art of Therapeutic Touch’, Healing Arts, 1995.
10. Carroll, Robert Todd, Therapeutic Touch, The Skeptic’s Dictionary, web site (SkepDic.com)
2005.
11. (CSICOP ‘98)……………?
12. Report in The Times, 23rd May 2006.

Chapter 11
1. Long. Jeffrey & Bernstein, Paul, Report in The Lancet, 15th Dec. 2001.
2. Moody, Raymond, (1975) Life After Life.
3. Blackmore, Susan, (2004) Consciousness, Oxford University Press.
4. French, C. C., (2001) Dying to know the truth: visions of a dying brain, or just
false memories? Lancet, 15th Dec. 2001, 2010-2011.
5. Seidman, Barry, (1999) Immortality Revoked, The Skeptic, 12, No.3 & 4, London.
6. Jansen, K, (1997) The Ketamine Model of the near-death experience, Journal of Near Death Studies, 16: 5-26.
7. Tart, Charles, (1968) A Psychophysiological Study of Out-of-the-body Experiences, Journal for the American Society of Psychical Research, 62, 3-27.

Chapter 12
1. Goodall, Jane, (1986) Chimpanzees of Gombe

Chapter 13
1. Swanson, Diane, (2001) Nibbling on Einstein’s Brain: the Good, the Bad and the Bogus in Science.

 
 

 
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