Misinformation and Identity-Protective Cognition
12 Pages Posted: 4 Oct 2017 Last revised: 9 Nov 2017
Date Written: October 2, 2017
This paper synthesizes existing work on misinformation relating to policy-relevant facts. It argues that misinformation has the greatest power to mislead when it interacts with identity-protective cognition.
Keywords: Identity Protective Reading, Misinformation
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