Correcting False Impressions

Posted on September 18, 2008 by


This article here references a study showing how correcting false information with true information doesn’t necessarily fix people’s impressions, and can even worsen them. It gives several examples from recent political events.

So if the antidote to misinformation isn’t to debunk the misinformation, then what is it? It’s a fascinating article, and I suggest reading it if you have the time.

Posted in: Politics, Science