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Your Brain’s Built-in Biases Insulate Your Beliefs from Contradictory Facts

by Jay Maddock, PhD  This article originally appeared in The Conversation and is shared here with permission from the author. A rumor started circulating back in 2008 that Barack Obama was not born in the United States. At the time, I was serving as chair of the Hawaii Board of Health. The director and deputy director of health, both appointed by a

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