John Cook, Part I: Neutralizing Misinformation

Premiere DateFeb 16, 2018
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:51 John Cook
01:44 Critical Thinking Study
03:24 Why Are False Arguments Convincing?
05:45 Neutralizing Misinformation
08:15 Teaching About Reasoning Errors
10:06 Outro
10:52 Lost Cat Las Rosas
15:31 Finish

John Cook joins the show to discuss his recent study on deconstructing climate science misinformation through reasoning errors.

John Cook is a research assistant professor at the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University and founder of the website Skeptical Science. He also hosts the podcast Evidence Squared. Click here to read more about his most recent study.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…