These short (1.5 min) videos have been shown to reduce susceptibility to manipulative information. They work by raising awareness of the techniques commonly used by bad actors online. Have you been inoculated against the use of false dichotomies and scapegoating? If not, take time to watch these videos--or risk having your mind hijacked! Based on the work of CIRCE research partner Sander van der Linden.
In the internet age, lateral reading turns out to be an essential habit. Learn it, change the way you consume online information, and take your mental immunity to another level!
In collaboration with How To Academy and MIT Press, CIRCE board member Lee McIntyre offers a practical, hopeful guide to making it through Thanksgiving debates about COVID.
How do you talk to your family about hot-topic issues? Lee McIntyre talks with the folks at the Purple Principle about science denial. This is Part 2 of a three-part series on surviving the holidays.