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Health-care workers in Toronto protest the Canadian truckers convoy last February that was against vaccine mandates. (Shutterstock)

Understanding why people reject science could lead to solutions for rebuilding trust

To communicate scientific findings that are relevant to the public, science communicators need to understand how to overcome attitudes that are anti-science.
He’s calling – but will you answer? Russian Presidential Executive Office

How to avoid accidentally becoming a Russian agent

The Mueller report reveals that some U.S. citizens helped Russian government agents organize real-life events, aiding Russia’s propaganda campaign. Don’t be like them.
Parents go to great lengths to make their kids believe the Santa myth. Boglarka Bodnar/MTI via AP

Why children believe (or not) that Santa Claus exists

Most children are not likely to believe that fish live on the moon. What makes children accept some stories and be skeptical about others?

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