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No one likes to be tricked. But it still happens sometimes, and some of us have friends who are tricked all the time. What’s lacking here is a better way to make decisions and not get tricked. In this episode, we discuss:  

– The disinformation and misinformation landscape 

– Common practices that trick people

– Implications for people, leaders and organizations

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Links and Other Information

The “dirty dozen” — article from NPR on the 12 people behind most vaccine hoaxes

Idea of “pre-bunking” as discussed by the BBC

The Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab: website 

Drummond, C., & Fischhoff, B. (2017). Development and validation of the scientific reasoning scale. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making30(1), 26-38. Click here

Anderson, C. A., Lepper, M. R., & Ross, L. (1980). Perseverance of social theories: The role of explanation in the persistence of discredited information. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology39(6), 1037. Click here

Controlling the spread of misinformation: article from APA Monitor

One basic way to think about risk

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