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Buying into conspiracy theories can be exciting – that’s what makes...

Donovan Schaefer, University of Pennsylvania Conspiracy theories have been around for centuries, from witch trials and antisemitic campaigns to...

What the new science of authenticity says about discovering your true...

Matthew Baldwin, University of Florida After following a white rabbit down a hole in the ground and changing sizes...

Fact-checking may be important, but it won’t help Americans learn to...

Taylor Dotson, New Mexico Tech Entering the new year, Americans are increasingly divided. They clash not only over differing...

7 ways to avoid becoming a misinformation superspreader

H. Colleen Sinclair, Mississippi State University The problem of misinformation isn’t going away. Internet platforms like Facebook and Twitter...

What belief in extraterrestrial visitors to Earth reveals about trust in...

Joshua Lambert, University of Central Florida and Anthony Licciardi Jr., University of New Orleans Partisanship is not enough to...

Conservatives value personal stories more than liberals do when evaluating scientific...

Randy Stein, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Alexander Swan, Eureka College, and Michelle Sarraf, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona The Research Brief is a short...

Coronavirus responses highlight how humans are hardwired to dismiss facts that...

Adrian Bardon, Wake Forest University Bemoaning uneven individual and state compliance with public health recommendations, top U.S. COVID-19 adviser Anthony Fauci recently blamed the country’s...

It’s a bad idea for journalists to censor Trump – instead,...

David Cuillier, University of Arizona In times of mortal strife, humans crave information more than ever, and it’s journalists’ responsibility to deliver it. But what if...

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Better locker rooms: It’s not just a transgender thing

George B. Cunningham, Texas A&M University and Erin E. Buzuvis, Western New England University Several cases working their way through the legal...