WCWTPs1e7 How to tell the difference between fact and fiction on a 'post-truth' internet
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Welcome to Season 1, Episode 7 of the show. Who cares? What's the point? The podcast about the mind for people who think.
In this episode, I talk with Professor Sam Wineburg at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University in the USA. We talk about his involvement a project looking at how people evaluate information online, and how poorly we can perform at tasks designed to see how we do this.
A report accompanying the project can be found here:
And a media report here:
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