Gordon Pennycook

University of Regina

3737 Wascana Parkway

Regina, Saskatchewan S4S OA2 S4S 0A1

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (10)

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Who falls for fake news? The roles of bullshit receptivity, overclaiming, familiarity, and analytic thinking

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2018
Gordon Pennycook and David G. Rand
University of Regina and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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fake news, news media, social media, analytic thinking, cognitive reflection test, intuition, dual process theory, bullshit, bullshit receptivity

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Prior Exposure Increases Perceived Accuracy of Fake News

Forthcoming in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2018
Gordon Pennycook, Tyrone Cannon and David G. Rand
University of Regina, Yale University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Fake News, Illusory Truth, Familiarity, Fluency, Motivated Reasoning, Political Psychology, Media Psychology

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The Implied Truth Effect: Attaching Warnings to a Subset of Fake News Stories Increases Perceived Accuracy of Stories Without Warnings

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2017
Gordon Pennycook and David G. Rand
University of Regina and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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fake news, news media, social media, fact-checking, misinformation, source credibility

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Fighting Misinformation on Social Media Using Crowdsourced Judgments of News Source Quality

Pennycook, G., & Rand. D. G. (2019). Fighting misinformation on social media using crowdsourced judgments of news source quality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1806781116
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 17 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Gordon Pennycook and David G. Rand
University of Regina and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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fake news, news media, social media, media trust, misinformation

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Belief in Fake News Is Associated with Delusionality, Dogmatism, Religious Fundamentalism, and Reduced Analytic Thinking

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 17 May 2018 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2018
Yale University, University of Regina, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Yale University
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fake news, dogmatism, dual-process theory, religious fundamentalism, actively open-minded thinking, delusion-proneness

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Lazy, Not Biased: Susceptibility to Partisan Fake News Is Better Explained by Lack of Reasoning Than by Motivated Reasoning

Cognition, doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2018.06.011
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 06 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2018
Gordon Pennycook and David G. Rand
University of Regina and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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fake news, news media, social media, analytic thinking, cognitive reflection test, intuition, dual process theory

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Cognitive Reflection and the 2016 US Presidential Election

Forthcoming in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 May 2018
Gordon Pennycook and David G. Rand
University of Regina and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Political Ideology; 2016 Election; Donald Trump; Hillary Clinton; Cognitive Reflection; Analytic Thinking; Intuition; Dual Process Theory

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Everyday Consequences of Analytic Thinking

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Aug 2015
Gordon Pennycook, Jonathan Fugelsang and Derek Koehler
University of Regina, University of Waterloo - Department of Psychology and University of Waterloo
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Analytic thinking; reasoning; cognitive style; religion; morality

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Performance on the Cognitive Reflection Test is Stable Across Time

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2018
Michael Stagnaro, Gordon Pennycook and David G. Rand
Yale University - Department of Psychology, University of Regina and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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cognitive reflection test, analytic cognitive style, dual process, intuition, reflection, religious belief, ideology

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OpenMTurk: An Open-Source Administration Tool for Designing Robust MTurk Studies

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Nov 2018
Justin Feeney, Gordon Pennycook and Matthew Van Boxtel
University of Regina, University of Regina and Acerta Analytics Solutions
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Amazon Mechanical Turk, Behavioral Science, Methodology