How Fake News Tricks The Mind

How Fake News Tricks The Mind

National Geographic demonstrates how fake news tricks the mind. The publication wants you to answer this simple question: “How many animals of each kind did Moses put on the ark?” The common answer of two is wrong, because it wasn’t Moses who placed the animals on the ark. It was Noah. Critical to discerning fake news is whether you read reflectively, which gives enough time to engage in the verification process. Additional ways fake news trick us are explained in the article.