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Letting Go of Anger Helps the Brain Combat Misinformation

There’s new evidence that strong emotion — and, in particular, anger — may allow falsehoods to flourish

On January 8, two days after former president Donald Trump incited a mob attack on the U.S. Capitol, a 57-year-old Texas man tweeted a list of the…



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Markham Heid

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health. I grew up in Michigan, but these days I live in southwest Germany.