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Q & A With Psychological Scientist Stephan Lewandowsky (Part 1)

Stephan Lewandowsky is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Western Australia. His research investigates memory and decision making, focusing on how people update information in memory. ... More>


Why Misinformation Sticks and Corrections Can Backfire


Observation

Messy Misinformation

An upcoming report published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest examines why misinformation can be so pervasive. ... More>


Misinformation and Its Correction: Continued Influence and Successful Debiasing

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Convention Coverage

Why Misinformation Sticks

When false information is released, often a retraction or correction will be issue to fix the mistake. Even then, many people will still believe the false information, and despite an organization’s best efforts, the false information will continue to spread. ... More>