Who falls for fake news? The role of emotional intelligence

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Abstract

In this study we investigated whether participants level of emotional intelligence (EQ) was associated with their ability to detect fake news items presented in a real world Facebook format

Objective: Is High EQ associated with greater fake news detection rates (i.e. are those high in emotional intelligence better at seeing through the emotional content of the news item, leading to a great focus on the veracity of the content)
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 27 May 2021
EventAssociation For Psychological Science 2021 Convention -
Duration: 26 May 202127 May 2021
https://www.psychologicalscience.org/conventions/2021-virtual

Conference

ConferenceAssociation For Psychological Science 2021 Convention
Abbreviated titleAPS 2021
Period26/05/2127/05/21
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Keywords

  • fake news
  • facebook
  • social media
  • emotional intelligence
  • education

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