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Combating Misinformation: How to Talk about Science

New research is showing that when trust in science is low we are more susceptible to misinformation. What lies beneath this lack of trust?
May 31, 2023

Examining our cultural mindsets—the deeply-held, broadly-shared patterns in thinking that shape how we see the world—can help us understand not just what, but how people think about science.

The choices we make in what we say and how we say it can determine which of those mindsets are activated when we speak. Better framing can help us activate productive mindsets and more effectively counter misinformation.