ScienceSkepticism

Why Steven Pinker is Wrong About Violence

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: In 2011, celebrity psychologist Steven Pinker published the book The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, putting forward his …

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Seodaemun Prison in Seoul, south Korea.
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White People Get Better Plea Bargains Than Black People

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Here in the United States, we have a pretty clear problem with race and law enforcement. The Black Lives Matter movement has …

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Fighting the Common Cold: Myths and Facts!

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: It’s autumn here in the US, which means we’re heading toward cold season. And THAT means a whole lot of misinformation about …

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Breathing Polluted Air: Aromatherapy vs Ionizers

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: So right now, California is on fire. Not all of it, obviously, but a significant portion — thousands of people are displaced …

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The Science of the Female Orgasm

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Since the beginning of humanity, humans have been fucking. And since the beginning of the scientific method, humans have been fucking for …

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Why Preschool Kids Aren’t Learning Science

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: What should you teach a pre-schooler? When I think of kids that age, say 3-5 years old, I think of teaching them …

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Study Shows Censoring Hate Speech Works

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: For many years, I’ve been critical of attempts to suppress hate speech, especially on the part of governments. In Germany and Austria, …

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Study: Atheists Are Fairer Than Christians…Sometimes

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Who is more generous: atheists, or Christians? As I’ve discussed in the past, our society’s stereotype is that atheists lack morality, and …

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