Shauna Bowes is a fourth-year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Emory University in Atlanta. Shauna earned her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and behavioral biology from Emory University. She works with Dr. Scott Lilienfeld, author of The Skeptical Psychologist for Psychology Today. Her principal areas of research are intellectual humility, abnormal and normal personality traits, political polarization, conspiratorial ideation and unusual beliefs, rationality, and the implications of cognitive biases for practice, interpersonal dialogue, and belief formation. Shauna has contributed to Skeptical Inquirer in the past and is eager to continue discussing psychological science in popular press formats.