NLP founder cited in Time report on ‘online gullibility’

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In its story headlined “How Your Brain Tricks You Into Believing Fake News,” Time magazine asks, “Why are even the smartest among us so bad at making judgments about what to trust on the web? And how can we get better?” It also quotes our founder and CEO: “It’s the equivalent of a public-health crisis.”

The piece explores issues familiar to those who know about news literacy, including what’s behind “our online gullibility” and the steps people can take not to be fooled (lessons, not so incidentally, that educators apply in their classes through our Checkology® virtual classroom).

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