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Why We Fall Prey to Misinformation

November 23, 2016 – Even when we know better, our brains often rely on inaccurate or misleading information to make future decisions. But why are we so easily influenced by false statements such as “vaccinations cause autism” or “30 million illegal immigrants live in the U.S.?” In a new published review, Northwestern University psychologist David Rapp […]