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Misinformation papers
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Papers related to misinformation from
David Rand and Gordon Pennycook’s research team

Short review articles summarizing most of our work on misinformation/fake news

Overview of our methodological approach

Evaluating interventions to fight misinformation

Popular overview: “The Right Way to Fight Fake News” NYTimes op ed 2020 [Tweet thread]

Accuracy nudges



Source Information

Role of reasoning in detecting versus falling for misinformation

Popular overview: "Why do people fall for fake news?" NYTimes op ed 2019

Experimental papers

Correlational papers

Cross-cultural papers

Illusory truth and the effect of repetition on belief

Politically motivated reasoning (or lack thereof)

Political polarization, party elite messaging, and echo chambers

Other papers related to misinformation