Founding publisher of Skeptic magazine (www.skeptic.com), Executive Director of the Skeptics Society, host of the Skeptics Distinguished Science Lecture Series at Caltech, and Adjunct Professor of Economics at Claremont Graduate University, Dr. Shermer has appeared on television shows such as The Colbert Report, 20/20, Dateline, Larry King Live, Donahue, Oprah, and Unsolved Mysteries. Dr. Shermer's keynote address to CM 2011 was entitled, “The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies: How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths”.
Dr. Loftus is a Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Social Behavior, Criminology, Law and Cognitive Sciences. She is a Fellow of The Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory at the University of California Irvine, and a Fellow of the Committee of Skeptical Inquiry's CSICOP Executive Council. She has presided over the APA and WPA and has been the recipient of numerous awards and honours.
Dr. Buss is best known for his research on evolutionary origins of mating strategies, conflict between the sexes, status, social reputation, prestige, and the emotion of jealousy. Further, Dr. Buss' work also investigates the act of homicide, anti-homicide defenses, and most recently, stalking. Dr. Buss is the author of more than 200 scientific articles and has won many awards, including the APA Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology and the APA G. Stanley Hall Lectureship.
Dr. Buss's keynote address for CM 2014 was entitled, "Human Mating Strategies".