I’m scrolling through the latest science news with my morning coffee when I stumble upon this gem: “Study finds lack of critical thinking skills linked to belief in conspiracy theories.” … Continue Reading Why “obvious” research on critical thinking should be done anyway
This week I took a plane from Frankfurt Germany to Fairbanks Alaska to visit family. It is the first time that I’ve flown in two years, and more importantly the … Continue Reading Traveling in the Misinformation Age
Beyond belief book 2 is live on Amazon and has already reached the top spot in multiple categories. As you know if you follow this blog, I am a child … Continue Reading Book 2 is Launched!
Are kids scared about QAnon? Of course not. They don’t read the news. They don’t listen to FOX. They don’t care what politicians are saying. Hopefully they are staying off … Continue Reading QAnon, the Satanic Panic, and how to talk to kids about the scary things grownups believe
“We’ve got to do something about this.” College students are the most internet-savvy demographic. After all, they grew up with the internet. So they know how to spot hoaxes, fake … Continue Reading An Alarming Number of Digital Natives are Falling for Misinformation