People gender robots, but it doesn't affect how we view their competence at different tasks, new research finds. We just think they're bad at most jobs.
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A new survey of experts and average Americans shows a decline in perceptions of the health of US democracy around the time of President Trump's impeachment.
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The language Americans use and their support for certain policies like the death penalty indicate who's most likely to dehumanize immigrants.
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Kids who hold views called "benevolent sexism" are more likely to hold hostile sexist views, as well, research finds.
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Why do seemingly noncontroversial issues add to political divison in the US? It turns out, the messenger may matter more than the message.
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The "third-person effect" may account for why people think they aren't as influenced by fake news as other people, researchers say.
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Even as the number of deaths rises, some COVID-19 deniers are sticking to their belief that the pandemic is overblown or even fake. An expert explains why.
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A new model could shed light on how false information spreads through social networks online.
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Lots of people believe in misinformation and myths about COVID-19 causes and "cures," a new survey shows. But the results weren't all bad.
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"We wanted to understand what people do when they encounter fake news or misinformation in their feeds. Do they notice it? What do they do about it?"
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