A 'psychological vaccine' has proven effective in countering belief in COVID-19 conspiracies.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~8 min
Memes that promote harmful conspiracies and memes that mock them are sometimes hard to distinguish.
Jan. 18, 2021 • ~8 min
An AI tool can distinguish between a conspiracy theory and a true conspiracy – it comes down to how easily the story falls apart
Computational methods could help identify conspiracy theories as they emerge.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~10 min
Many people object to the added ingredients in vaccines. But pharmacists explain why those fears are unwarranted.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
A COVID-19 vaccine needs the public's trust – and it's risky to cut corners on clinical trials, as Russia is
As Russia fast tracks a coronavirus vaccine, scientists worry about skipped safety checks – and the potential fallout for trust in vaccines if something ends up going wrong.
Aug. 12, 2020 • ~7 min
Coronavirus anti-vaxxers: one in six British people would refuse a vaccine – here's how to change their minds
Research on conspiracy theories can help people become receptive to health advice.
July 8, 2020 • ~6 min