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The not-so-Backfire Effect

Apparently the Backfire Effect isn’t that much of a thing, after all. The Backfire Effect is the idea that when a claim aligns with someone’s ideological beliefs, telling them that it’s wrong will actually make them believe it even more … Continue reading

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The Backfire Effect

“The Oatmeal” har den nok mest pædagogiske – og i original udgaven, ikke børnevenlige – forklaring på “The Backfire Effect“. The Backfire Effect er et psykologisk fænomen der forklarer hvorfor vi, når vi bliver præsenteret for fakta der strider imod … Continue reading

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