- Edmans argues that confirmation bias causes us to believe information that confirms our point of view, which sometimes leads to accepting and sharing information that is fake, misleading, or misrepresentative. Think of an example of this from your own life. How did confirmation bias shape your understanding of an issue?
- Give some specific strategies to explain how we can move beyond confirmation bias to make sure what we’re accepting and sharing is true.
- Who do you think bears the primary responsibility for stopping the spread of fake news, information consumers, information producers, or the government?
Your post should include at least one outside source (and an accompanying citation) to support your points.