Trying to make politics less irrational by cognitive bias-checking the US presidential debates

post by Gleb_Tsipursky · 2016-10-22T02:32:46.626Z · score: -1 (7 votes) · LW · GW · Legacy · 2 comments

This is a link post for https://theconversation.com/fact-checking-clinton-and-trump-is-not-enough-67506

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comment by Gleb_Tsipursky · 2016-10-30T22:53:58.180Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

I was invited on a radio show to talk further about this piece: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNXw6ifqcNg

A number of other venues republished this piece as well, showing general interest in making politics less irrational:

Salon

Fact-checking doesn’t matter: Human biases control whether or not we’re going to believe politicians

http://www.salon.com/2016/10/26/fact-checking-doesnt-matter-human-biases-control-whether-or-not-were-going-to-believe-politicians_partner/

The Dallas Morning News in Dallas, Texas

It's not what Trump and Clinton say, but how they say it

http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2016/10/24/trup-clinton-say-say

Psychology Today

How Our Biases Cause Us To Misinterpret Politics

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/intentional-insights/201610/how-our-biases-cause-us-misinterpret-politics

The Huffington Post

Fact-Checking Clinton And Trump Is Not Enough

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-conversation-us/fact-checking-clinton-and_b_12599408.html?utm_hp_ref=elections-2016

Patheos

How Our Thinking Errors Cause Us To Misinterpret Politics

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/secularspectrum/2016/10/how-our-thinking-errors-cause-us-to-misinterpret-politics/

Globe Gazette in Mason City, Iowa

How thinking errors affect our views of candidates' statements

http://globegazette.com/news/opinion/columns/tsipursky-how-thinking-errors-affect-our-views-of-candidates-statements/article_ba4586a9-4309-5258-8a84-622ccb4a725d.html

The Daily World in Aberdeen, Washington

How thinking errors affect our views of candidates’ statements

http://www.thedailyworld.com/opinion/gleb-tsipursky-how-thinking-errors-affect-our-views-of-candidates-statements/

The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register in Doylestown, Pennsylvania

How thinking errors affect our views of candidates' statements

http://www.theintell.com/opinion/op-ed/how-thinking-errors-affect-our-views-of-candidates-statements/article_301f193b-7037-566a-9d57-414970217b8c.html

comment by Soothsilver · 2016-10-22T17:59:21.416Z · score: -1 (5 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

I really liked this article!