Read the Work

This page only lists work published jointly by the co-directors of this research team. If you want to view the work they have done outside of this team, check out the “meet the team” page for more information.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • McCaffree, K. J., & Saide, A. R. (forthcoming). An Investigation into the Economic, Social and Psychological Dimensions of COVID-19 Concern. In J. Fong (Ed.), Reconfiguring Community and Society: The Consequences of Pandemic Distancing Around the World. University of Toronto Press.
  • McCaffree, K. J., & Saide, A. R. (forthcoming). Is atheism good for your health? In T. Taira (Ed.), Atheism in Five Minutes. Equinox Publishing.

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

  • Saide, A. R., McCaffree, K. J., & Richert, R. A. (2021). Does “faith” in science correlate with indicators of well-being? Evidence for differential effects by gender. Journal of Cognition and Culture. doi: 10.1163/15685373-12340102
  • McCaffree, K. J., Saide, A. R., & Shermer, M. B. (2020). The racial dynamics underlying crime commission, emotionality, and last statements among executed offenders in Texas. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 18(1), 72-94. doi: 10.1080/15377938.2019.1693466
  • McCaffree, K. J., & Saide, A. R. (2017). Do secular and religious social networks meet the same individual and societal needs?. Religion, Brain & Behavior, 1-4. doi: 10.1080/2153599X.2016.1249912

POPULAR SCIENCE

  • Saide, A. R., McCaffree, K. J., & McCready, M. (2021). Pandemic politics: Americans’ social and political attitudes in 2020. Skeptic Magazine, 26(3), XX-XX.
  • McCready, M., Saide, A. R., & McCaffree, K. J. (2020). Unpacking political life in America. Skeptic Magazine, 25(4).
  • Saide, A. R. & McCaffree, K. J. (2019). Book review: The coddling of the American mind. Skeptic Magazine, 24(1), 51-54. View here.
  • McCaffree, K. J., & Saide, A. R. (2014). Why is critical thinking so hard to teach? Skeptic Magazine, 19(4), 54-57. View here.

RESEARCH REPORTS (Released via the Skeptic research center)

Civil Unrest & Presidential Election Study (2020)

Social & Political Attitudes Study (2019)

Paranormal & Conspiratorial Ideation Study (2021)

  • McCaffree, K., & Saide, A. (2021). Has Time Spent with Family and Friends Declined? Skeptic Research Center, CUPES-009. Retrieve here.
  • McCaffree, K., & Saide, A. (2021). Why Are People Misinformed About Fatal Police Shootings? Skeptic Research Center, CUPES-008. Retrieve here.
  • McCaffree, K., & Saide, A. (2021). How Informed are Americans about Race and Policing? Skeptic Research Center, CUPES-007. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2021). Outside of Politics, What Else Predicts Attitudes Towards Censorship? Skeptic Research Center, CUPES-006. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2021). Censorship Attitudes and Voting Preferences. Skeptic Research Center, CUPES-005. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2021). Trust in Institutions. Skeptic Research Center, CUPES-004. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Inequality and the Economy: Pandemic Tradeoffs. Skeptic Research Center, CUPES-003. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Intolerance is Lower Than You Might Think. Skeptic Research Center, CUPES-002. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Did Political Disunity Change in 2020?. Skeptic Research Center, CUPES-001. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Viewpoint Diversity and Political Bias. Skeptic Research Center, SPAS-010. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Political Disagreement and Emotional Closeness. Skeptic Research Center, SPAS-009. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Political Orientation and Political Attitudes. Skeptic Research Center, SPAS-008. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Political Orientation and Information Sources. Skeptic Research Center, SPAS-007. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Political Orientation and Decision-Making. Skeptic Research Center, SPAS-006. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Political Affiliation and Attitudes about Language. Skeptic Research Center, SPAS-005. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Attitudes on Inequality and Political Affiliation. Skeptic Research Center, SPAS-004. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). A Paradox of Tolerance?. Skeptic Research Center, SPAS-003. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Political Affiliation and Political Intolerance. Skeptic Research Center, SPAS-002. Retrieve here.
  • Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. (2020). Division in the Democratic Party. Skeptic Research Center, SPAS-001. Retrieve here.
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