Misinformation and Its Correction

@article{Lewandowsky2012MisinformationAI,
  title={Misinformation and Its Correction},
  author={Stephan Lewandowsky and Ullrich K. H. Ecker and Colleen M. Seifert and Norbert Schwarz and John Cook},
  journal={Psychological Science in the Public Interest},
  year={2012},
  volume={13},
  pages={106 - 131}
}
The widespread prevalence and persistence of misinformation in contemporary societies, such as the false belief that there is a link between childhood vaccinations and autism, is a matter of public concern. For example, the myths surrounding vaccinations, which prompted some parents to withhold immunization from their children, have led to a marked increase in vaccine-preventable disease, as well as unnecessary public expenditure on research and public-information campaigns aimed at rectifying… 

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