Gordon Pennycook
Gordon Pennycook
Associate Professor, Cornell University
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Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response
JJV Bavel, K Baicker, PS Boggio, V Capraro, A Cichocka, M Cikara, ...
Nature human behaviour 4 (5), 460-471, 2020
The science of fake news
DMJ Lazer, MA Baum, Y Benkler, AJ Berinsky, KM Greenhill, F Menczer, ...
Science 359 (6380), 1094-1096, 2018
Fighting COVID-19 misinformation on social media: Experimental evidence for a scalable accuracy nudge intervention
G Pennycook, J McPhetres, Y Zhang, J Lu, D Rand
Psychological Science 31 (7), 770-780, 2020
Lazy, not biased: Susceptibility to partisan fake news is better explained by lack of reasoning than by motivated reasoning
G Pennycook, DG Rand
Cognition 188, 39-50, 2019
Prior exposure increases perceived accuracy of fake news
G Pennycook, T Cannon, DG Rand
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 147, 1865-1880, 2018
The psychology of fake news
G Pennycook, D Rand
Trends in Cognitive Sciences 25 (5), 388-402, 2021
Shifting attention to accuracy can reduce misinformation online
G Pennycook, Z Epstein, M Mosleh, AA Arechar, D Eckles, D Rand
Nature 592, 590-595, 2021
Who falls for fake news? The roles of bullshit receptivity, overclaiming, familiarity, and analytic thinking
G Pennycook, DG Rand
Journal of Personality 88, 185-200, 2020
Fighting misinformation on social media using crowdsourced judgments of news source quality
G Pennycook, DG Rand
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (7), 2521-2526, 2019
Intuition, reason, and metacognition
VA Thompson, JA Prowse Turner, G Pennycook
Cognitive psychology 63 (3), 107-140, 2011
The implied truth effect: Attaching warnings to a subset of fake news headlines increases perceived accuracy of headlines without warnings
G Pennycook, A Bear, E Collins, DG Rand
Management Science 66 (11), 4921-5484, 2020
On the reception and detection of pseudo-profound bullshit
G Pennycook, JA Cheyne, N Barr, DJ Koehler, JA Fugelsang
Judgment and Decision making 10, 549-563, 2015
Analytic cognitive style predicts religious and paranormal belief
G Pennycook, JA Cheyne, P Seli, DJ Koehler, JA Fugelsang
Cognition 123, 528-534, 2012
What makes us think? A three-stage dual-process model of analytic engagement
G Pennycook, JA Fugelsang, DJ Koehler
Cognitive psychology 80, 34-72, 2015
Belief in fake news is associated with delusionality, dogmatism, religious fundamentalism, and reduced analytic thinking
M Bronstein, G Pennycook, A Bear, DG Rand, T Cannon
Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition 8 (1), 108-117, 2019
Fake news, fast and slow: Deliberation reduces belief in false (but not true) news headlines
B Bago, D Rand, G Pennycook
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 149 (8), 1608-1613, 2020
Reliance on emotion promotes belief in fake news
C Martel, G Pennycook, DG Rand
Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 5, 47, 2020
The brain in your pocket: Evidence that Smartphones are used to supplant thinking
N Barr, G Pennycook, JA Stolz, JA Fugelsang
Computers in Human Behavior 48, 473-480, 2015
Everyday consequences of analytic thinking
G Pennycook, JA Fugelsang, DJ Koehler
Current directions in psychological science 24 (6), 425-432, 2015
Beliefs About COVID-19 in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States: A Novel Test of Political Polarization and Motivated Reasoning
G Pennycook, J McPhetres, B Bago, DG Rand
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2021
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