How Falsehoods Spread, Why We Believe Them, What Can Be Done
Sunstein, Cass R
Publisher: Allen Lane
Year Published: 2009
Pages: 112pp Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX11504
Describes the social and pyschological forces that make the spread of misinformation inevitable. Its argument runs like this: whether or not we choose to believe something, and whether we feel inclined to pass it on, depends largely on what we already believe.