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Tag: Cognitive biases

This article examines the news behaviors and attitudes of teenagers, an understudied demographic in the research on youth and news media. Based on interviews with 61 racially diverse high school […]

What is truth? This book defends a new answer to this question. Traditional theories of truth hold that truth has only a single uniform nature. All truths are true in […]

Europe is worried. This is the time to listen to the words of the greatest European philosopher of our time, known for his vigorous thinking and iconoclastic ideas. In four […]

Today, rumours are everywhere: in the media, on the Internet, in the corridors, in conversations. Whether we call it rumour, buzz or urban legend, it permeates all sectors of daily […]

Jean Stoetzel's book takes stock of research in social psychology, the human science that studies the social conditions of behaviour. After a historical and epistemological introduction, five parts give an […]

In the current state of knowledge, we know a lot about survey techniques but we do not know how to answer the question: what is public opinion? This book identifies […]

Censored in 1939 by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, destroyed in 1940 by the Germans, this book was finally reissued in the early 1950s in its current expanded and […]

The study of politics is in an unsatisfactory position, writes Graham Wallas in 1908. Throughout Europe and America, representative democracy is generally accepted as the best form of government; but […]

Citizens are frequently misinformed about political issues and candidates but the circumstances under which inaccurate beliefs emerge are not fully understood. This experimental study demonstrates that the independent experience of […]

Persistence of superstitions in the modern era could be justified by considering them as a by-product of the brain's capacity to detect associations and make assumptions about cause-effect relationships. This […]

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