Long-term effectiveness of inoculation against misinformation: Three longitudinal experiments.

@article{Maertens2020LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term effectiveness of inoculation against misinformation: Three longitudinal experiments.},
  author={Rakoen Maertens and J. Roozenbeek and Melisa Basol and S. van der Linden},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Applied},
  year={2020}
}
This study investigates the long-term effectiveness of active psychological inoculation as a means to build resistance against misinformation. Using 3 longitudinal experiments (2 preregistered), we tested the effectiveness of Bad News, a real-world intervention in which participants develop resistance against misinformation through exposure to weakened doses of misinformation techniques. In 3 experiments (NExp1 = 151, NExp2 = 194, NExp3 = 170), participants played either Bad News (inoculation… Expand
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