Playing “Bad News” teaches Fake News awareness

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There is an online game that you can play called “Bad News”. This however is not just any game, it has been specifically designed to psychologically train and inoculate those that play against Fake News and disinformation. How can this possibly work? The thinking behind this is research into what is known to some as … Read more Playing “Bad News” teaches Fake News awareness

How do you persuade an Evangelical that Climate Change is real?

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One startling observation is that the vast majority of Evangelicals within the US reject the idea that climate change is real. However, there is some hope. A new study reveals that an evangelical mind can be changed if clear factual information is presented by somebody who is an insider. They simply get presented with what … Read more How do you persuade an Evangelical that Climate Change is real?

Is technology use impacting the brains of our kids?

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I do wonder if the line that defines a distinct technology gap is marked by those that see kids with phones and respond with a shake of their head as they mumble about it eating their brains, and those that don’t notice because they are busy surfing the web on their mobile. There is a … Read more Is technology use impacting the brains of our kids?