Do you believe that television and other media regularly lie to us and manipulate our opinions? Maybe. But there is even worse news: our brain works together with them. It is so difficult for the brain to sort through the immense amount of information coming at it every day, that it is ready to just put up with the many misconceptions. And, as strange as it sounds, smart and well-educated people make even more cognitive mistakes that those who are less intelligent.
viral link found out which psychological effects the media uses in order to convince us of something or to influence our decisions. You will learn how to tell the truth from lies.
The effect: A persuasive message that is accompanied by a discounting cue seems more accurate over time.