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How providing people with evidence about the safety and effectiveness of vaccines can backfire.

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What false belief is held by 93% of British teachers?

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False memories arrest cover 1024x576 Could You Be Convinced You Committed a Crime That You Didnt Commit?In a new groundbreaking study, researchers convinced 70% of participants that they had committed a serious crime. How did they come to such an astounding finding?

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