Try to stop the spread of false information. Credit: United Nations

Who is Susceptible to Online Health Misinformation?

This study into who is more susceptible to health misinformation and also tested four hypotheses concerning their psychosocial attributes:

  1. Deficits in knowledge or skill
  2. Preexisting attitudes
  3. Trust in health care and/or science
  4. Cognitive miserliness.

    Source: Who is Susceptible to Online Health Misinformation?