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Unbelievable news? Read it again and you might think it's true

Unbelievable news? Read it again and you might think it's true

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psychological science suggests that exposure to false news would have an impact on people’s opinions and beliefs... repeated exposure to false information can change people’s beliefs ... phenomenon is called the “illusory truth effect.”... simply repeating false information makes it seem more true... prior knowledge does not protect people from the illusory truth effect.
debunking could make things worse... People tend to remember false information, but forget that it was labeled as false... after-the-fact updates often have no effect

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