Perceiving and believing in a world of "alternative facts"

  • Krakatoa Cafe 1128 25th Street San Diego, CA, 92102 United States

UCSD scientists Drew Walker and Megan Bardolph will discuss the science underlying how our perceptions and beliefs shape our mental models of the world.

Megan Bardolph Perceiving and believing in a world of alternative facts Are humans rational? Are we good at processing information and making decisions? These questions are far from settled, but there are some interesting findings and behaviors that shed light on the answers. Megan is a researcher at UC San Diego who studies belief updating and information processing, investigating how people integrate data about controversial topics into their worldview.

Megan Bardolph

Perceiving and believing in a world of alternative facts
Are humans rational? Are we good at processing information and making decisions? These questions are far from settled, but there are some interesting findings and behaviors that shed light on the answers. Megan is a researcher at UC San Diego who studies belief updating and information processing, investigating how people integrate data about controversial topics into their worldview.

Drew Walker Perceiving and believing in a world of alternative facts

Drew Walker

Perceiving and believing in a world of alternative facts