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Why Are We So Gullible?

Fake news and doctored videos abound. Why are we so gullible? We're subjected to the power of suggestion more than we know. Emerging technology exploits our own mechanisms of memory to work against us. Both sanity and democracy are losing. Here's how to fight it.
How Memory Became Weaponized

How Memory Became Weaponized

By Matthew Hutson

No one is immune to fake news, but we can be on guard.
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The Psychology of Fake News

By Nassir Ghaemi M.D., M.P.H.

Postmodernism has moved from culture to psychiatry to politics.
Chris Kutarna

Just Honest Propaganda?

By Chris Kutarna Ph.D.

Explore Democracy's oldest held myth vs. the actual reality.
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Our Obliviousness to Proper Sourcing

By Andrew Shtulman Ph.D.

In the age of social media, we fall short in evaluating the sources of our news.