Andy Norman

Andy Norman is the award-winning author of Mental Immunity: Infectious Ideas, Mind-Parasites, and the Search for a Better Way to Think. His work has appeared in Scientific American, Psychology Today, Psychiatric Times, Skeptic, Free Inquiry, and The Humanist. He has appeared on NPR, The Joe Rogan Experience, and the BBC’s Naked Scientist. His research illuminates the workings of the mind’s immune system. He champions the emerging science of mental immunity as the antidote to disinformation, propaganda, hate, and division. He is the founder of the Cognitive Immunology Research Collaborative (CIRCE), a global institute dedicated to combatting disinformation. As a principal of Infodemic Solutions, he helps client organizations develop immunity to problematic ideas.

Recent Posts

December 6, 2022 in Psychology

The Science of Mental Immunity Has Arrived

The emerging field of “cognitive immunology” may hold solutions to our world’s growing disinformation problems.
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June 7, 2022 in Philosophy

The Vienna Circle and Pragmatist Clubs: Variations to Select from for Evolutionary Philosophy

What’s needed is a modern framework for completing the Darwinian revolution for philosophy and all other human-related disciplines.
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May 17, 2018 in Morality, Special Publication

Why It’s Unwise to Deny Moral Universals

You don’t need much in the way of normative assumptions to convert facts into values. Consider the assertion: "All else being equal, more wellbeing is better than less." Who could…
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