Misunderstanding can dispel the only truth

Is it possible to dissuade those who are astray? Apparently, there is only one effective strategy: to give the correct information, a bright and clear, which will displace entrenched misconceptions.

Misunderstanding can dispel the only truth

Is it possible to dissuade those who err? Apparently, there is only one effective strategy: to give the correct information, a bright and clear, which will displace entrenched misconceptions. Psychologist Norbert Schwarz (Norbert Schwarz) from the University of Michigan (USA) has distributed the text of a true and false judgments about the dangers of flu different people and asked to guess which of them are true. Many continued to be mistaken, even after seeing the correct answers - incorrect options knocked them astray. Apparently, the repetition of the lie (no matter for what purpose - to inspire it or debunk) roofing felt, to strengthen it. According to psychologists, is effective only as a persistent spread of correct views.