Illusory Truth Effect, Part 2: Fight the Lies

Guido Reni's painting in Santa Maria Immacolata a via Veneto (Rome), Rome, 1636 Wikimedia Commons

If a lie is repeated often enough, are we more likely to believe it? Sadly, the answer is yes. Psychologists call it the illusory truth effect and it influences both our daily lives and the larger movements of politics and culture. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick for a two-part discussion of untruths, the human mind and just what you can do to fight the big lies at work in your world.

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Topics in this Podcast: lies, human condition, psychology