We're Prone to Adopt Popular Beliefs

29 Jun, 2022

We're Prone to Adopt Popular Beliefs

Celeste Kidd's lab is featured on Berkeley News in the article titled "Like it or not, we’re prone to adopt popular beliefs, even fake ones."

From the article:

Overall, they found that study participants were more likely to agree or disagree with a statement after seeing evidence that the belief was more popular than they had expected it to be. Some who were on the fence about a controversial issue changed their minds based solely on the number of endorsements the statement received.

Read the article here!