The Most Depressing Discovery About the Brain, Ever | Alternet

Nyan and his collaborators have been running experiments trying to answer this terrifying question about American voters: Do facts matter?

The answer, basically,  is no.  When people are misinformed, giving them facts to correct those errors only makes them cling to their beliefs more tenaciously.

via The Most Depressing Discovery About the Brain, Ever | Alternet.

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