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Inoculating against misinformation

Melisa is a Gates scholar and received an MPhil in Social and Developmental Psychology (Distinction) from Cambridge. We caught up with Melisa a few weeks ago to talk about a theory that suggests we might be able to inoculate people against misinformation the same way we inoculate them against disease.

Originally from Germany, Melisa has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology from Aberystwyth University. With a focus on complex societal and political decisions, she’s interested in the formation, polarisation, and ‘immunisation’ of attitudes where the spread of misinformation poses a threat to science & society.

14 Jan 2021
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