People who are delusional, dogmatic, or religious fundamentalists are more likely to believe fake news

People prone to psychosis are also more likely to believe fake news. Is there a certain kind of person who is more likely to believe fake news? Yes: “Belief in fake news was associated with increased endorsement of delusion-like ideation,” according to a working paper from Yale’s Michael Bronstein, Gordon Pennycook, Adam Bear, Tyrone Cannon, … Continue reading People who are delusional, dogmatic, or religious fundamentalists are more likely to believe fake news