Study shows that repeated statements are more often judged to be true, regardless of a person’s age or prior knowledge
Oct. 6, 2020—Researchers from Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development ask two questions in a recent study related to the illusory-truth effect: Do adults learn during childhood to associate repetition as a cue for truth, and can their prior knowledge protect them from the effect?
How to spot misinformation—and what to do about it: Expert advice from psychology professor Lisa Fazio
Sep. 22, 2020—Lisa Fazio, assistant professor of psychology and human development at Peabody College, shares a few tips on how to avoid knowledge neglect and spreading misinformation.
Jun. 11, 2020—Lisa K. Fazio, assistant professor of psychology at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, gives tips to social media consumers on how to recognize misleading information about COVID-19.
May. 15, 2020—Psychological research demonstrates that noticing errors in what we read is often difficult, and that those errors can affect our later beliefs, even when we know they’re wrong.
Feb. 11, 2020—Psychology professor Lisa Fazio conducted a study to see if asking people to explain why a headline is true or false affected their intention of sharing it on social media.
Sep. 26, 2019—Tony Capra, Lisa Fazio and Renã A.S. Robinson have been selected as Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellows for the spring 2020 semester.
Jan. 22, 2019—Faculty members Noam Lupu, Karla McKanders and Lisa Fazio were recently awarded funding through the Global Research and Engagement Micro-Grant program to conduct international research and outreach.
Jun. 26, 2017—Combating fake news and bolstering the public’s trust in journalism is the aim of a Vanderbilt research project that was selected to receive a share of a $1 million prize.
Dec. 12, 2016—Research using a computer game concludes teaching fractions on a number line is highly effective.
Oct. 16, 2014—Cognitive psychology is a challenging field. But just like her childhood math homework, Peabody College's Lisa Fazio sees her research as an exercise in fun.
Sep. 30, 2014—View a complete list of new university faculty for the 2014-15 academic year.