Choose two of the following articles to read.
Option 1: False Balance
- Cook, J., Lewandowsky, S., & Ecker, U. K. H. (2017). Neutralizing misinformation through inoculation: Exposing misleading argumentation techniques reduces their influence. PLoS One, 12(5), 1–17.
Option 2: Myth Busting
- Pluviano, S., Watt, C., & Sergio, D. S. (2017). Misinformation lingers in memory: Failure of three pro-vaccination strategies. PLoS One, 12(7), 1–12.
Option 3: Retraction
- Ecker, U. K. H., Hogan, J. L., & Lewandowsky, S. (2017). Reminders and repetition of misinformation: Helping or hindering its retraction? Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 6(2), 185–192.
After reading, address the following in your response:
- Paragraph 1: Create a main idea that both articles support. Include evidence from both articles. Connect the evidence back to the main idea.
- Paragraph 2: Create a main idea that shows the difference between the two articles. Include evidence from both articles. Connect the evidence back to the main idea.
- Paragraph 3: Identify which theories or concepts each author used to guide their research.