How to spot fake news: Dr Sander van der Linden collaborates with The Economist to develop an online course helping young people separate fact from fiction

24th April 2017 in News and Events, People

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Churchill Fellow and Director of the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab, Dr Sander van der Linden has collaborated with The Economist, to develop an online course  for young people in UK primary and secondary schools to help teach them how to spot 'fake news.' The project hopes to teach young people how to spot fake news and why it exists.

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Based on his research in the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab, Dr Sander van der Linden explains three principles that will help to spot fake news. 

 


Dr Sander van der Linden

Dr Sander van der LindenDr Sander van der Linden is a University Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow at Churchill College.

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