Articles, Tools, and Resources

1. In-Class Activities

Online Game: Build Your Own Fake News Site!

Debunking Activity: Lesson

2. Debunking and How to ID Fake News and Pseudoscience

List of Reliable Websites by Topic

Resources and Articles about Fake News

Experts vs Consumers in Assessing Health and Financial Websites (Read p. 4 for main findings)

NPR Guidebook on Breaking News

3. Articles and Research on Overcoming Confirmation Bias and Motivated Reasoning

Articles and Studies on Overcoming Bias and Persuasion

4. Rise of Conspiracism

5. Understanding and Manipulating Statistics

6. Problems in Science

  • Researcher Bias: Article
  • Crisis in Psychology and Social Psychology Research Methods: Article