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Paper – The Persuasive Power of Knowledge: Testing the Confidence Heurist

Pulford, B. D., Colman, A. M., Buabang, E. K., & Krockow, E. M. (2018). The persuasive power of knowledge: Testing the confidence heuristic. [free full text PDF] Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xge0000471 “According to the confidence … Continue reading

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Paper – Police, Race, and the Production of Capital Homicides

Fagan, Jeffrey and Geller, Amanda, Police, Race, and the Production of Capital Homicides (July 12, 2018). Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-593. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3202470 “Racial disparities in capital punishment have been well documented for decades. Over 50 … Continue reading

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New Paper on the Hague Principles on Choice of Law

Michael Douglas and Nicholas Loadsman, The Impact of the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts, Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2018. Also available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3230515  (see there for abstract) Read more detail on … Continue reading

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Paper – Susceptibility to partisan fake news is better explained by lack of reasoning than by motivated reasoning

Lazy, not biased: Susceptibility to partisan fake news is better explained by lack of reasoning than by motivated reasoning. Gordon Pennycook and David G. Rand. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2018.06.011. Cognition. Available online 20 June 2018 [paywall – but Table of Contents, Abstract, Figures … Continue reading

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Paper – Fake News As We Feel It: Perception and Conceptualization of the Term ‘Fake News’ in the Media

10th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2018) – Fake News As We Feel It: Perception and Conceptualization of the Term ‘Fake News’ in the Media, July 18, 2018. arXiv:1807.06926v1 [cs.CL] for this version) “In this article, we quantitatively analyze … Continue reading

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