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August 19, 2019

August 7, 2019 By Megan L. Ranney and Jessica Gold Time https://time.com/5645747/gun-violence-mental-illness/

After repeated exposure to a piece of information, people will start assuming it’s true, whether or not it actually is, simply because they’ve heard it so many times. Familiarity and repetition can overcome rationality, a phenomenon psychologists call the “illusory truth effect.”

In a 24-hour period during the first weekend of August, two mass shootings—one in El Paso, Texas and the other in Dayton, Ohio—left 31 people dead and 53 Read More

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