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Covid 19 fear misinformation 2 1600

COVID FEAR OPENS YOU UP TO MISINFORMATION

"In times of uncertainty, people often seek out information to help alleviate fear, possibly leaving them vulnerable to false information," Carola Salvi says.

Fear in response to COVID-19 causes people to think more rigidly and makes it harder for them to recognize misinformation and more likely to spread it, according to new research. ...

Original Article: https://www.futurity.org/covid-19-misinformation-fear-2509282/