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Parte de nuestra misión en Las Nerdy Girls 👓 es asegurar que nuestra familia de seguidores en los medios sociales pueda identificar y reconocer si la información científica que encuentran en el internet es verdadera.

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Los resultados científicos pueden variar en su calidad y muchas veces los medios de comunicación pueden manipular o malinterpretarlos para beneficiar un solo punto de vista. Esto te puede llevar a conclusiones que son incorrectas. ¡La mejor forma de protegerse en ser un lector discerniente! 🔍Lo primero que siempre debemos de recordar es que la

My uncle is knee-deep in COVID conspiracy theories. Any tips for respectfully engaging him?

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A: Experts recommend the SART strategy: Show empathy; Affirm critical thinking; avoid Ridicule; and invoke conspiracy theory “exiters” as Trusted messengers. And it never hurts to remember that as humans we need to feel heard before we can truly listen. Ah, conspiracy theories. We’ve all been exposed to them – wildly inaccurate hot-takes about COVID,

Dear Pandemic Live Q&A 11-21-22

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Those Nerdy Girls offer advice on staying well during a “triple threat” holiday season and insights into science denial – why it happens and how to navigate tricky conversations. Hosted by Those Nerdy Girls with: * Sara Gorman, PhD, MPH: Co-Founder of Critica, Author of Denying to the Grave & Contributing Writer at TNG *

Nerdy Girl Live Q&A on Mon, 11/21: Triple Threat Thanksgiving & Science Denial

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Monday, 11/21/22, at 1:30 pm EST/10:30 am PST Join Those Nerdy Girls for timely advice on staying well during a “triple threat” holiday season and practical insights into science denial – why it happens and how to navigate tricky conversations. Hosted by Those Nerdy Girls with: Sara Gorman, PhD, MPH: Co-Founder of Critica, Author of

What is prebunking?

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Tl;DR: Prebunking is an effective strategy to combat misinformation. Prebunking makes people aware in advance that they might be misled and teaches folks ways to recognize misinformation at the get-go. Prebunking, sometimes called attitudinal inoculation, alerts people in advance that misinformation and disinformation might be coming their way. Prebunking is an effective “heads up” for

⚠️ A critical review of Florida’s recent vaccine analysis ⚠️

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Florida recently announced the results of an analysis that they performed, claiming the results show “an increased risk of cardiac-related death among men 18-39” for the mRNA vaccines. Based on this analysis, they recommend this group not receive these vaccines. This is a bold recommendation. Is it justified? ✅ Short answer: no. A few things