Gordon Pennycook

University of Regina

3737 Wascana Parkway

Regina, Saskatchewan S4S OA2

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

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 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 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 MIT
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fake news, news media, social media, fact-checking, misinformation, source credibility

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Crowdsourcing Judgments of News Source Quality

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2018
Gordon Pennycook and David G. Rand
University of Regina and MIT
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fake news, news media, social media, media trust, misinformation

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Belief in Fake News: Associations with Delusionality, Dogmatism, and Religious Fundamentalism

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 17 May 2018 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2018
Yale University, University of Regina, Yale University, 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 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 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 MIT
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cognitive reflection test, analytic cognitive style, dual process, intuition, reflection, religious belief, ideology

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Is the Illusory Truth Effect Robust to Individual Differences in Cognitive Ability, Need for Cognitive Closure, and Cognitive Style?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Apr 2018
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, University of Regina and MIT
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Illusory Truth Effect; Cognitive Style; Cognitive Ability; Need for Cognitive Closure; Decision Making