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The fact-checker’s dilemma: Humans are hardwired to dismiss facts that don’t fit their worldview

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The fact-checker’s dilemma: Humans are hardwired to dismiss facts that don’t fit their worldview

Nieman Lab - Adrian Bardon

“Human cognition is inseparable from the unconscious emotional responses that go with it.” Something is rotten in the state of American political life. The U.S. (among other nations) is increasingly characterized by highly polarized, informationally insulated ideological communities occupying their …

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