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Friday
Dec092011

Political psychology of misinformation at University of Minnesota

Did talk at this event, which was sponsored by University of Minnesota political science department. Here are the slides (see below for summary of what I was planning to & then did end up saying). My fellow panelists, Brendan Nyhan and Dhvan Shah, gave great talks, as did U of M's faculty commenter Paul Goren, who previewed some work he has been doing on the basic policy-choice competence of citizens who are low in political knowledge, as that concept is understood & measured in political science. It was clear that the  political psychology program there, which consisists in scholars from political science, communication & psychology, is radiating insight and passion.

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