The Debunking Handbook
Ever wonder how to debunk the fallacious pseudo-science of the climate contrarians / faux-skeptics / deniers in an effective manner? John Cook and Stephan Lewandowsky give us the tools from the cognitive literature on how to “debias” people — how to enable people to give up on contrarian misinformation and to update their memories with new, and more accurate scientific information.
To start, here is a useful graphic:
Misinformation and its correction continued influence and successful debiasing, Psychological Science in the Public Interest 13(3) 106-131
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Stephan Lewandowsky is Australian Professorial Fellow in the School of Psychology, University of Western Australia