Cutting through confirmation bias

Here’s a short but informative video about how people don’t necessarily respond to facts. But if you take into account where they’re coming from, you might be able to persuade them. Tali Sharot, neuroscientist, on Big Think uses the examples of climate change and vaccines:

Facts Don’t Win Fights: Here’s How to Cut Through Confirmation Bias | Tali Sharot

This is a good start — I’ll be on the lookout for another article or video that expands on this.

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One Response to “Cutting through confirmation bias”

  1. Dave Switzer Says:

    Here’s an article on this topic from Vox…
    https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/5/31/15713838/inoculation-climate-change-denial

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