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Overview

Introduction
Why Do Facts Fail?
by Lisa Pallatroni

Section 1: Thinking about Thinking

1.1    The Myth of Self-Knowledge: 10 Things You Don’t Know about Yourself
         by Steve Ayan

1.2    Rational and Irrational Thought: The Thinking That IQ Tests Miss
         by Keith E. Stanovich

1.3    Why Do Smart People Do Foolish Things?
         by Heather A. Butler

1.4    The Roots of Science Denial
         by Katharine Hayhoe and Jen Schwartz

1.5    Why People “Fly from Facts”
         by Troy Campbell and Justin Friesen

Section 2: Brain Biases

2.1    Why Good Thoughts Block Better Ones
         by Merim Bilalić and Peter McLeod

2.2    How to Think about "Implicit Bias"
         by Keith Payne, Laura Niemi and John M. Doris

2.3    What Is Cognitive Dissonance?
         by Keise Izuma

2.4    The Believing Brain
         by Michael Shermer

2.5    The Certainty Bias: A Potentially Dangerous Mental Flaw
         by Robert Burton and Jonah Lehrer

Section 3: Reinforcing Disbelief

3.1    Inside the Echo Chamber
         by Walter Quattrociocchi

3.2    Factiness
         by Michael Shermer

3.3    Cognitive Ability and Vulnerability to Fake News
         by David Z. Hambrick and Madeline Marquardt

Section 4: Solutions: Bridging the Gap

4.1    How to Talk to a Science Denier without Arguing
         by Gleb Tsipursky

4.2    Message Control
         by Brooke Borel

4.3    How to Overcome Unconscious Bias
         by Jordan Axt

4.4    Understanding the Influential Mind
         by Tali Sharot and Gareth Cook

4.5    How to Combat Distrust of Science
         by Sander van der Linden and Stephan Lewandowsky