Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), est. 1976

Founded at the 1976 American Humanist Association conference, this group set out to study and debunk pseudoscientific claims. The group was initially chaired by Paul Kurtz, and published journal called The Skeptical Inquirer (originally The Zetetic). Its current name is Committee for Skeptical InquiryW.