PsyPost: Five minutes of exposure to fake news can unconsciously alter a person’s behavior, study finds

PsyPost: Five minutes of exposure to fake news can unconsciously alter a person’s behavior, study finds. “A study published in Computers in Human Behavior suggests that brief exposure to online misinformation can unknowingly alter a person’s behavior. The experiment found that reading a fake news article slightly altered participants’ unconscious behavior, as evidenced by a change in their performances on a test called the Finger Tapping Test.”

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