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A cognitive scientist explains why humans are so susceptible to fake news and misinformation

A cognitive scientist explains why humans are so susceptible to fake news and misinformation

Nieman Lab - Julian Matthews

“We might like to think of our memory as an archivist that carefully preserves events, but sometimes it’s more like a storyteller.” How fake news gets into our minds, and what you can do to resist it Although the term itself is not new, fake news presents a growing threat for societies across the …

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