H. Colleen Sinclair

H. Colleen Sinclair is an associate professor of social psychology at Mississippi State University. Her current research looks at interpersonal relationships; social influence; psychology, public policy and the law; and aggressive behavior.

Reading fake news on tablet

10 Tips for Spotting Misinformation Online

It’s tempting to blame bots and trolls for spreading misinformation. But really it’s our own fault for sharing so widely. Research has confirmed that lies spread faster than truth – mainly because lies are not bound to the same rules as truth.

3 years ago