82 minutes | Jan 27, 2021

Episode 61: Bullshit, Misinformation, and What to Do About It (with Gord Pennycook)

Psychologist Gordon Pennycook joins the show to talk bullshit and misinformation. What is bullshit, and why do some people fall for it more than others? Why does misinformation spread so readily, and what can be done to stop it? Plus: Yoel asks some perfectly reasonable questions about COVID's origins, and Mickey indulges in some Canadian content.Special Guest: Gordon Pennycook.Links:Voodoo Ranger IPA | New Belgium BrewingBeer – Bellwoods BreweryPrairie Blonde - Paddock Wood Brewing Co. - UntappdHome - Pabst Blue Ribbon : Pabst Blue RibbonLive Transmission Milkshake IPA | Flying Monkeys Craft BrewerySpaten | LCBOAn analysis of the Canadian cognitive psychology job market (2006-2016) - PubMedResearch note: Examining false beliefs about voter fraud in the wake of the 2020 Presidential Election | HKS Misinformation Review11 famous GordonsOn Bullshit: Amazon.com: BooksIt's A Good Life if you Don't Weaken - In Violet Light - The Tragically Hip - YouTube
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