THE MISINFORMATION AGEI originally encountered Cailin O'Connor (UC-Irvine) in a interview on HiddenBrain -NPR. It was informative so I bought the book to find out more.
Facts Aren't Enough: The Psychology Of False Beliefs
On reflection, after reading the book, I would recommend starting with Chapter Four - The Social Network. You will be motivated to read the whole book. Each Chapter is well constructed and rationale and stands up to critical thinking/evaluation.
They also illustrate how we are easily duped and have trouble thinking longterm.
Chapter Four begins with a recounting of how an individual shot up a pizza parlor in Washington, D. C., because they had come to believe it was "a staging ground for an international child prostitution ring ... ."
ReadingList/PodCasts: The #MisInformation Age - How #FalseBeliefs Spread by #O'Connor & #Weatherall - #CriticalThinking #HiddenBrain