"Bad news: why we fall for fake news", by Rob Brotherton
December 05, 2020
Much psychological research attempts to answer the fundamental questions lurking behind fake news. How do we form our beliefs, and why do we end up believing things that are wrong? How much information can we possibly process, and what is the internet doing to our attention spans? This brilliant book presents psychological research pertaining to one of the great concerns of the age: how can we all be smarter consumers of news?
Brotherton, R. (2020).Bad news:Why we fall for fake news.London, UK ; New York : Bloomsbury Sigma. PN4784.F27 B76 2020