Fake news and sloppy journalism are threats to both the scientific community, and the world at large. In this blog post, we discuss how these sources of false information arise and why they feel so prevalent right now.
Talking across the political divide requires some understanding of human psychology and a lot of respect and empathy. Here we provide some techniques to help you have conversations with people who oppose your viewpoint.
Why do people believe false information? Why is it so hard to convince them otherwise? We try to explain these phenomena.