Episode 13: The Little Black Book of Junk Science: Dr. Alex Berezow

July 20, 2017

 

Dr. Alex Berezow returns to the show to discuss his new book, The Little Black Book of Junk Science. Alex is a microbiologist, Senior Fellow in biomedical sciences at the American Council on Science and Health, and a contributor to the Economist, USA Today and many other popular publications.

 

On this episode, we discuss some of the more controversial topics covered in The Little Black Book: everything from dieting and organic food to environmentalism and psychology. Alex also explains that Monsanto didn't pay for his beloved '68 Ford Pinto. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources:

Download the Little Black Book of Junk Science

Alex's website

ACSH

 

Topics Discussed

The Conceptual Penis 

The Sokal Hoax

Endocrine Disruptors 

Stacy Malkan

Dose-response

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