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Correcting Factual Misperceptions: How Source Cues Matter

  title={Correcting Factual Misperceptions: How Source Cues Matter},
  author={Emily M. Wager},
  • E. Wager
  • Published 1 August 2017
  • Psychology
EMILY M. WAGER: Correcting Factual Misperceptions: How Source Cues Matter (Under the direction of Pamela J. Conover.) From the birther movement to the push of “alternative facts” from the White House, recent events have highlighted the prominence of misinformation in the U.S. This study seeks to broaden our understanding of under what conditions factual misperceptions may be effectively corrected. Specifically, I use Social Identity Theory to argue that ingroup members, specifically co… 

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