They Swore by the Diet I Created — but I Completely Made It Up

How exposure to misinformation inoculation sometimes makes things worse

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Readers have emailed asking where they can buy the “UNpacked Diet–approved unbleached coffee filters” that I dreamed up as part of the satire.

Inoculating people against flawed arguments may help neutralize the adverse effects of misinformation.

Professor at JMU . Religion, science, 道. Opinions mine. Latest book: NATURAL — how to love nature without worshipping it, April 2020.

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