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  • Paper: Even after debunking, misinformation and ‘fake news’ persist

    Photo of U. of I. psychology professor Dolores Albarracin

    Even in the face of evidence to the contrary, the effects of misinformation persist and can’t be wholly erased, says a new paper co-written by U. of I. psychology professor Dolores Albarracin.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Dolores Albarracin, call 217-244-7019; email

    The paper “Debunking: A meta-analysis of the psychological efficacy of messages countering misinformation” is available from the News Bureau.