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Partisanship and the Enduring Effects of False Political Information

  title={Partisanship and the Enduring Effects of False Political Information},
  author={John G. Bullock},
Much work on political persuasion maintains that people are influenced by information that they believe and not by information that they don’t. By this view, false beliefs have no power if they are known to be false. But research from political science and psychology suggests that this view requires modification: sometimes, false beliefs influence people’s attitudes even after they are understood to be false. In a trio of experiments, I demonstrate that the effect is present in people’s… Expand

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