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The New York Times (10/2019)

"The secret jailhouse garden of Rikers island"

 

The New York Times (07/2019)

"Following the money that undermines climate science"

 

Grist (07/2019)

"What shapes your beliefs about the climate crisis? It's not just left vs. right."

 

LA Times (07/2019)

"Want to do something about global warming? Talk about it with your family and friends"

 

Greater Good Magazine (07/2019)

"What are the solutions to political polarization?"

 

CNN (06/2019)

"Researchers have created a 'vaccine' for fake news. It's a game"

 

CBC (06/2019)

"This game makes players better at spotting disinformation after just 15 minutes, study finds"

 

Nieman Lab (06/2019)

"Yes, it’s worth arguing with science deniers — and here are some techniques you can use"

 

U.S. News & World Report (06/2019)

"Online Game Helps Fight the Spread of Fake News: Study"

 

Big Think (06/2019)

"Cambridge scientists create a successful "vaccine" against fake news"

 

Yahoo! News (06/2019)

"Online game helps fight the spread of fake news - study"

 

Nasdaq (06/2019)

"Online game helps fight the spread of fake news"

 

The New York Times (06/2019)

"Online Game Helps Fight the Spread of Fake News: Study"

 

Scientific American (06/2019)

"How to Debate a Science Denier"

 

TechXplore (06/2019)

"Fake news 'vaccine' works: 'Pre-bunking' game reduces susceptibility to disinformation"

 

CNA (06/2019)

"Online game helps fight the spread of fake news: Study"

 

CNBC (06/2019)

"Scientists claim online game ‘vaccinates’ players against fake news"

 

Reuters (06/2019)

"Online game helps fight the spread of fake news - study"

 

Metro (06/2019)

"We're in an age of 'apocalypse anxiety' and will never stop worrying about doomsday"

 

Medscape (05/2019)

"A prescription for treating fake health news"

 

Hay Festival (05/2019)

"Vaccinating against fake news"

 

Naked Scientists (05/2019)

"Psychology of the anti-vax movement"

 

The British Psychological Society (05/2019)

"Inoculating against misinformation"

 

The New York Times (05/2019)

"These Days, It’s Not About the Polar Bears"

 

SPSP (05/2019)

"Perceived Scientific Consensus as a Gateway to Bridging the Climate Change Divide"

 

WIRED (03/2019)

"15 Top Thinkers Predict the Biggest Tech Breakthroughs in our lifetime"

 

Telegraph (03/2019)

"10 tips on how to spot fake news"

 

British Psychological Society (03/2019)

"Secret lives, myth, fake news and more at Hay"

 

Scientific American (01/2019)

"Which Countries Are the Stars of World History?"

 

Yale Daily News (01/2019)

"Research suggests strategies to combat scientific misinformation"

 

Greater Good Magazine (01/2019)

"Is Social Media Driving Political Polarization?"

 

Quartz Africa (01/2019)

"WhatsApp has engaged teams of scientists to help beat its fake news problem"

 

Big Think (01/2019)

"4 anti-scientific beliefs and their damaging consequences."

 

The Conversation (01/2019)

"WhatsApp wants researchers to tackle its fake news problem – here’s our idea."

 

The Washington Post (12/2018)

"Liberals and conservatives see sexual harassment claims very differently. This explains why."

 

Cambridge Alumni Magazine (11/2018)

"On Charisma"

 

BBC (11/2018)

"Could this be the cure for fake news?"

 

Poynter (11/2018)

"WhatsApp awards $1 million for misinformation research"

 

Wired (11/2018)

"After murder and violence, here's how WhatsApp will fight fake news"

 

Forbes (10/2018)

"China Have The Best Human Rights Policy': Trump, Or An AI Algorithm?"

 

The Independent (10/2018)

"People think before Brexit or Trump there was a golden age of internet news - what nonsense"

 

The Guardian (10/2018)

"Trump thinks scientists are split on climate change. So do most Americans"

 

NewStatesman (10/2018)

"Why the invention of the fridge could be responsible for our love of fake news"

 

Varsity (09/2018)

"Yawning at the catastrophe: the psychology of climate change"

 

Stanford Social Innovation Review (08/2018)

"The Science of What Makes People Care"

 

Grist (08/2018)

"A climate denial video has 6 million views. Facebook doesn't care".

 

Fast Company Design (07/2018)

"Meet 4 design heroes who are defending democracy online"

 

Oxford University Press (06/2018)

"Bridging partisan divides over scientific issues"

 

The Times (05/2018)

"Facebook news addicts lack political insight"

 

New York Times (05/2018)

"Kale, Not Jail: Urban Farming Nonprofit Helps Ex-Cons Re-enter Society"

 

Yale Daily News (04/2018)

"Study explores discrepancy between scientists', public's views on climate change"

 

Think Progress (04/2018)

"Here’s what happens when you tell people the scientific consensus on climate change: You can turn red states green"

 

New Statesman (04/2018)

"The Science Behind Why We Always Pick the Same Meal"

 

Scientific American (04/2018)

"Psychological Weapons of Mass Persuasion"

 

The Guardian (04/2018)

"Why Americans are still Clueless about the 97% Expert Climate Consensus'"

 

NPR (03/2018)

"Spot Fake News by Making it'"

 

Pacific Standard Magazine (03/2018)

"What's the Best Way to Inspire Positive Environmental Behavior?'"

 

Financial Times (03/2018)

"Forget Flu, it's Time for Your Fake News Jab'"

 

BBC News (02/2018)

"Game Helps Players Spot 'Fake News'"

 

World Economic Forum (02/2018)

"This Online Game Can 'Vaccinate' You Against Fake News'"

 

Huffington Post (02/2018)

"This Video Game Lets You Build A Fake News Empire"

 

The Times (02/2018)

"How to Beat Fake News: Write Your Own"

 

The Guardian (02/2018)

"Bad News: The Game Researchers Hope Will 'Vaccinate' Public Against Fake News"

 

The Verge (02/2018)

"Bad News Makes You a Fake News Mogul To Teach You Their Tricks"

 

Pacific Standard Magazine (02/2018)

"How to Immunize Yourself Against Fake News"

 

Yahoo News (02/2018)

"Can You Spot Fake News? Scientists Create Web Game to 'Vaccinate' People Against Online Lies"

 

Newsweek (02/2018)

"Fake News Game Wants to Vaccinate People Against Russian Trolls"

 

Fast Company Design (02/2018)

"Can You Build a Fake News Empire? Test Your Conspiracy Skills With This Game"

 

MIT Technology Review (02/2018)

"This Video Game Wants To Be a Fake News Vaccine "

 

BBC Cambridge (01/2018)

"Altruism in Humans: What Makes Us Special?"

 

BBC Newsbeat (01/2018)

"The Impact of January Health Crazes".

 

BBC World Service (12/2017)

"The Why Factor: The Crowd".

 

The Guardian (12/2017)

"Research shows that certain facts can still change conservatives’ minds".

 

Cosmos Magazine (12/2017)

"Study finds conservatives can change their minds".

 

Pacific Standard Magazine (12/2017)

"Showing conservatives the scientific consensus on climate change can shift their views on the issue.

 

Mental Daily (12/2017)

"The virality equation: Researchers describe the psychology of viral content".

 

The Washington Post (11/2017)

"How to persuade people that climate change is real".

 

The New York Times (11/2017)

"Was our profile of a nazi sympathizer..too sympathetic?"

 

The Atlantic (11/2017)

"The muslim overpopulation myth that just won't die".

 

Behavioural Public Policy (10/2017)

"Could we use "cognitive vaccination" against "Anti-vaxx"?".

 

Nature News (10/2017)

"The ice bucket challenge delivers".

 

Stanford Social Innovation Review (09/2017)

"The back-of-the-envelope guide to communications strategy".

 

Scientific American Mind (09/2017)

"Donald Trump and the Psychology of Doom and Gloom".

 

Wired & the Guardian (07/2017)

"Facts have to prevail over fear, says CEO of the Gates Foundation".

 

ResearchGate (06/2017)

"Scientists comment on the US withdrawal from the Paris agreement"

 

Vox (05/2017)

"Scientists are testing a “vaccine” against climate change denial"

 

Stanford Social Innovation Review (04/2017)

"To win against false information, we must play offense"

The Times (02/2017)

"Fundraising crazes driven by narcissism"

Nature Scientific American (02/2017)

"The surprisingly short life of viral social movements"

Mashable (02/2017)

"The psychology behind why some charity campaigns go viral and others don't"

 

The Wireless (02/2017)

"There's a formula for changing the world with 'clicktivism'"

 

The Los Angeles Times (01/2017)

"It's possible to 'vaccinate' Americans against fake news, experiment shows"

The International Business Times (01/2017

"A fake news vaccine? Climate change misinformation can be fought

with ‘inoculation,’ scientists say"

The BBC (01/2017)

"Cambridge scientists consider fake news 'vaccine'"

The Huffington Post (01/2017)

"Now a new 'vaccine' to help inoculate the public against misinformation"

Forbes (01/2017)

"Psychological vaccine' may protect against fake news, alternative facts"

Fox News (01/2017)

"Fake news 'vaccine' could stop spread of false information"

CBC News (01/2017)

"Psychologists say they can inoculate people against fake news"

ABC News (01/2017)

"Scientists develop fake news 'vaccine' to combat climate change myths"

NOS and NRC (Dutch, 01/2017)

"Zo vaccineer je mensen tegen nepnieuws"

The Guardian (01/2017)

"Study: real facts can beat 'alternative facts' if boosted by inoculation"

New York Magazine (01/2017)

"Psychologists have developed a ‘vaccine’ against fake news"

Newsweek (01/2017)

"Scientists devise fake news 'vaccine'

Vice (01/2017)

"Psychologists have discovered a way to 'inoculate' people against fake news"

Big Think (01/2017)

"Researchers find a “vaccine” for climate change skeptics"

The Psychologist (11/2016)

"Creating a climate for change"

ResearchGate (11/2016)

"Researchers react to the election of Donald Trump"

Quartz (10/2016)

"The psychological conceit that explains how Trump can deny facts

over and over with a straight face"

Time Magazine (8/2016)

"Most Americans think their opinion on guns is widely shared"

Politico (08/2016)

"Where the confederacy is rising again"

Reader's Digest (07/2016)

"12 clues to spot a narcissist"

Time Magazine (06/2016)

"How in touch are you with America on gun control?

Huffington Post (05/2016)

"Why we don’t worry more about climate change"

The Washington Post (03/2016)

"The key to finding a random roommate you’ll love to live with"

 

US News & World Report (02/2016)

"Climate change's unseen consensus"

Skeptical Inquirer (01/2016)

"Nudging people to save the planet"

National Geographic (12/2015)

"Could gardening offer the key to a happier, healthier life?"

Princeton University (12/2015)

"Emphasizing consensus about safety boosts support for vaccines"

NPR (11/2015)

"How psychology can save the world from climate change"

Pacific Standard (11/2015)

"Conspiracy theories hamper the fight against climate change"

Association for Psychological Science (11/2015)

"Changing the climate on climate change"

The New York Times (10/2015)

"Why misleading Americans about climate change is dangerous"

Princeton Alumni Weekly (10/2015)

"A campaign to conserve energy offers a chance to study altruistic behavior"

Scientific American Mind (09/2015)

"How come some people believe in the paranormal?"

New York Magazine (08/2015)

"What do conspiracy theories do to us?"

The New York Times (08/2015)

"Where our trash goes"

European Commission (08/2015)

"Persuading the public to reduce bottled water consumption"

​Scientific American Mind (04/2015)

"The surprising power of the psychology of consensus"

The Guardian (03/2015)

"Consensus and geoengineering - how to convince people about global warming"

The Washington Post (02/2015)

"Researchers think they’ve found a “gateway belief” that leads to

greater science acceptance"

The New York Times (11/2014)

"The ice-bucket racket"

Mother Jones (07/2014)

"How to convince a republican: Use a pie chart!"

 

Bloomberg (03/2014)

"Maldives and Afghanistan: Theories blossom for airliner"

 

Scientific American Mind (08/2013)

"What a hoax: Why people believe in conspiracy theories"

Salon (04/2013)

"How conspiracists think"

Ode Magazine (11/2011)

"The helper's high"