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Understanding and Reducing Misinformation Online

October 21, 2021

In this presentation, hosted by the MIT Latin America Office, Professor David Rand described his recent research on misinformation. The research examined who falls for online misinformation about COVID-19, and what interventions for reducing the spread of such misinformation online work best. Rand, Professor of Management Science and Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT and a co-lead of the MIT IDE, examined how prior results rom the United States can apply to a variety of countries including Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina.

Watch the video here.