Jul 29, 2023

The misinformation effect | Elizabeth Loftus | Nobel Prize Summit 2023

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Elizabeth Loftus, psychologist and distinguished professor, University of California, Irvine, takes the audience at the Nobel Prize Summit 2023 inside the effect misinformation has on our brains, including the limits of human memory.

About Nobel Prize Summit 2023:

How can we build trust in truth, facts and scientific evidence so that we can create a hopeful future for all?

Misinformation is eroding our trust in science and runs the risk of becoming one of the greatest threats to our society today.

This year’s Nobel Prize Summit brought together laureates, leading experts and the public in a conversation on how we can combat misinformation, restore trust in science and create a hopeful future.

Nobel Prize Summit in partnership with National Academy of Sciences. Lead partner Knight Foundation. Contributing partner Luminate. Supporting organisations Annenberg Public Policy Center University of Pennsylvania, Rita Allen Foundation.

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