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Why people fall for misinformation - Joseph Isaac

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In 1901, David Hänig published research that led to what we know today as the taste map: an illustration that divides the tongue into four separate areas. It has since been published in textbooks and newspapers. There is just one problem: the map is wrong. So how do misconceptions like this spread, and what makes a fake fact so easy to believe? Joseph Isaac dives into the world of misinformation.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Joseph Isaac
  • Director Bálint Gelley
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Art Director Bálint Halasi
  • Storyboard Artist Daniel Gray
  • Animator Bálint Halasi
  • Compositor Bálint Halasi
  • Music József Iszlai
  • Sound Designer József Iszlai
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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