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Video on Misinformation

TED Videos on Misinformation and Bias 
3 Kinds of Bias that Shape your Worldview What shapes our perceptions (and misperceptions) about science? In an eye-opening talk, meteorologist  Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd explains how confirmation bias, the Dunning-Kruger effect and cognitive dissonance impact what we think we know.  

How We Can Protect Truth in the Age of Misinformation Data scientist Sinan Aral demystifies how and why it spreads so quickly -- citing one of the largest studies on misinformation -- and identifies five strategies to help us unweave the tangled web between true and false.

Why People Fall for Misinformation Learn what makes a fake fact so easy to accept