Psychology

Echo chambers may not be as dangerous as you think

Research on the “wisdom of crowds” has found that access to information exchange can increase the likelihood that beliefs are accurate, even contentious partisan political beliefs, among homogenous groups.

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Newsweek

What UFO ‘Encounters’ Can Tell Us About Fake News and Climate Change Denial

School of Arts and Sciences doctoral candidate Kate Dorsch’s research on the tensions between UFO witnesses and scientists speaks to contemporary challenges to confirmation biases.

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

Racially-charged Situations Topic at Black History Month Event

Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education gave a lecture on racial literacy and outlined steps for coping with racially charged conversations and situations.

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