Research on why people fall into misinformation rabbit holes: radicalisation is a process of increasingly intense stages, and only a small number of people progress to the point where they commit violent acts.
Our work shows the #misinformation radicalisation
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So why are people still getting scammed, and sometimes spectacularly so?
Scammers use sophisticated psychological techniques. They exploit our deepest human vulnerabilities and bypass rational thought to tap into our emotional responses.
This “psychological warfare” coerces victims into making impulsive