Curiosity Daily Podcast: It’s Always Safer to Vaccinate (w/ Virologist Paul Duprex) and How to Use Facts to Beat Beliefs

Learn about the risks of being vaccinated with virologist Paul Duprex. Then, learn about how to overcome the backfire effect, a cognitive bias that pits your beliefs against facts.

April 02, 2019

Episode Show Notes:

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss why contradictory facts make your beliefs get stronger, based on the following story about the “backfire effect” from Curiosity.com: https://curiosity.im/2uhxfEz

Additional resources from Paul Duprex, director of the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh and a professor of microbiology and cellular genetics:

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