Misinformation and Identity-Protective Cognition

  title={Misinformation and Identity-Protective Cognition},
  author={Dan Kahan},
  journal={Political Communication eJournal},
  • D. Kahan
  • Published 2 October 2017
  • Computer Science
  • Political Communication eJournal
This paper synthesizes existing work on misinformation relating to policy-relevant facts. It argues that misinformation has the greatest power to mislead when it interacts with identity-protective cognition. 
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