Fake News, Fraud, and Honest Error: The Psychology of Belief

Speaker: Joan DelFattore

Suitable for Schools · Grades 9–12

How do we decide what we believe, and what we donā€™t believe? Drawing on philosophical, psychological, and legal resources ā€“ and avoiding partisan politics ā€“ this talk outlines a few of the unconscious factors that influence the way humans reach conclusions and make decisions.