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The New York Times article "These Days, It’s Not About the Polar Bears" cited one of the research projects Dr Sander van der Linden leads, the inoculation-based online Fake News game: Bad News.

"In Europe, Sander van der Linden, a social psychologist at the University of Cambridge, codesigned an inoculation-based online game with doctoral researcher Jon Roozenbeek.

The game was designed to help its hundreds of thousands of players become better consumers of climate-related information.

“We’re trying,” Dr. van der Linden said, “to help people help themselves and navigate this post-truth environment.”"
- By Benjamin Ryan , The New York Times.

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​In related news, Dr van der Linden will be presenting his research on misinformation at the Hay Festival, read the interview leading up to his talk and press release here.



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