cognitive dissonance

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Your brain’s built-in biases insulate your beliefs from contradictory facts

BY: - December 3, 2020

A rumor started circulating back in 2008 that Barack Obama was not born in the United States. At the time, I was serving as chair of the Hawaii Board of Health. The director and deputy director of health, both appointed by a Republican governor, inspected Obama‚Äôs birth certificate in the state records and certified that […]