The more we see fake news, the more likely we are to share it

Research has found that previously encountered information feels more "fluent."

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Over the last few years, so-called "fake news" — purposefully untrue misinformation spread online — has become more and more of a concern.

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Lying to your kids could make them more dishonest and less well-adjusted as adults

"I've got Santa on the phone and he says he's not coming unless you go to bed now."

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Telling white lies to children can be somewhat par for the course when you're a parent: "I've got Santa on the phone and he says he's not coming unless you go to bed now," is particularly useful during the festive season, for example.

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What detoxifies a negative work environment?

In the office, vulnerability is the opposite of weakness.

  • Trust is necessary for a healthy and efficient work environment.
  • This trust emerges when not only do we feel safe within our company, but that our leaders genuinely care about us.
  • Establishing these relationships requires vulnerability and honesty from both leaders and their employees.
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Whether you're a conservative or a liberal, you have most likely come across a political hashtag in an article, a tweet or a personal story shared on Facebook.

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The smart move: We learn more by trusting than by not trusting

Yet interpersonal trust is at its lowest point in 50 years.

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We all know people who have suffered by trusting too much: scammed customers, jilted lovers, shunned friends. Indeed, most of us have been burned by misplaced trust.

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