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NZ ‘truthiness’ research featured on Colbert Report

John Kerr posted in on August 14th, 2012.

A New Zealand-led study investigating how images affect our belief in written statements has been featured on the news satire show ‘the Colbert Report’. The research, undertaken by Eryn Newman, a PhD student in Victoria’s School of Psychology, and colleagues, examined the phenomenon American comedian and news satirist Stephen Colbert calls ‘truthiness’-the feeling that something […]

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