Gordon Pennycook

Special guest

Gordon is an Assistant Professor of Behavioural Science at the Hill/Levene Schools of Business and an Associate Member of the Department of Psychology at the University of Regina. Gordon's expertise is on the cognitive psychology of thinking and reasoning. He has published over 50 journal articles and chapters as well as popular press articles in outlets such as The New York Times and Skeptic Magazine. In 2016, Gordon won an Ig Nobel Prize for his work titled "On the Reception and Detection of Pseudo-Profound Bullshit.” Gordon was also named the Poynter Institute International Fact-Checking Network's "2017 Researcher of the Year" in recognition of his research on fake news and misinformation.

Gordon Pennycook has been a guest on 1 episode.