Inoculating Against Fake News About COVID-19

@article{Linden2020InoculatingAF,
  title={Inoculating Against Fake News About COVID-19},
  author={S. van der Linden and J. Roozenbeek and J. Compton},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  year={2020},
  volume={11}
}
The outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been accompanied by a large amount of misleading and false information about the virus, especially on social media. In this article, we explore the coronavirus “infodemic” and how behavioral scientists may seek to address this problem. We detail the scope of the problem and discuss the negative influence that COVID-19 misinformation can have on the widespread adoption of health protective behaviors in the population. In response… Expand
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