Two Psychologists Four Beers

Episode 61: Bullshit, Misinformation, and What to Do About It (with Gord Pennycook)

January 27th, 2021  •  1 hr 22 mins  •  Download (57 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Psychologist Gordon Pennycook joins the show to talk bullshit and misinformation. What is bullshit, and why do some people fall for it more than others? Why does misinformation spread so readily, and what can be done to stop it?