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The Prism Podcast

The Prism Podcast, hosted by Dr. Grant Ritchey and Dr. Clay Jones.  Analyzing the spectrum of science based medicine, critical thinking, and science communication since 2013.

 

We hope you enjoy our podcast, and feel free to contact us at prismpodcast@gmail.com.

Nov 29, 2015

Chuck Collis teaches high school science in the Clayton, Missouri school district and has an innovative approach to introducing critical thinking into his curriculum.  This podcast will appeal to educators, parents of school aged children, and anyone interested in rational thought.


Nov 12, 2015

Yvette d’Entremont is your SciBabe (formerly Science Babe). She’s always looked at the alternative medicine and pseudoscience movements with a skeptical eye. When Vani Hari, a.k.a. the Food Babe, took a swipe at her Pumpkin Spice Lattes? It was a call to arms.

You just don’t mess with a native Bostonian’s...


Oct 8, 2015

Today's guest is Psychology Professor Sheldon Helms.  In this episode, Sheldon discusses woo in psychology, his participation in Operation Bumblebee, his fantastic new podcast "ShelShocked", and much much more!

Sheldon Helms is a tenured professor of psychology at Ohlone College, where he has taught a variety of...


Sep 22, 2015

"A scientist in a scientifically illiterate nation at a time when we need science the most."

On this episode of The Prism, we have a conversation with Kevin Folta, who has been under immense scrutiny by anti-GMO activists for an alleged (but unsubstantiated) unethical conflict of interest relationship with Monsanto.  He...


Aug 26, 2015

Lydia Segebrecht discusses her upbringing as a Jehovah's Witness, the psyhological effects and brainwashing techniques endemic within the Witness worldview, how and why she left the religion, and the recent news about systemic child abuse cases which were denied and covered up by the Watchtower organization.