… “traditional fact-checking and counterarguments are the least effective means of combating conspiracy beliefs…” but ”’fact-based inoculation’ – a kind of information vaccine where people are primed to spot misinformation before they are exposed to it – significantly reduced conspiratorial thinking…. “ Conspiracy theories: How Cranky Uncle aims to inoculate people against anti-scientific thought (The Sydney Morning Herald)

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