Quick Thoughts

When promoting cognitive behavior therapy for fibromyalgia is quackery

A probing of a story about fibromyalgia popping in my Facebook feed revealed incredible misleading claims and dips into quackery

Before the PACE-gate opened…

I co-wrote this with a sufferer of myalgic encephalomyelitis whom I have come to accept as a comrade in arms.

What?! Homeopathy and acupuncture for symptoms of autism

  Let’s get the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to stop publicizing junk studies of acupuncture for symptoms of autism intended to exploit parents NOW.     Changes are ordered by Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) in the Facebook Page advertising acupuncture for autism. Yet, an enterprising journal editor got the AAAS’s […]

Finding your redemptive self to become a workshop guru: Only in America?

Acceptance and commitment therapy’s Kelly Wilson and power poseur Amy Cuddy: What do they have in common?

McDonaldization of Positive Psychology: On tour with Marty Seligman

Some scientist turn hucksters, making extravagant and seductive claims without sufficient corroborative evidence. Consumers are drawn in and pay the price, often without realizing that they have been had.