Test your wits with a set of hypothetical health studies and find out just how good you are at spotting clickbait.
Health headlines are published every day, sometimes making opposite claims from each other. There can be a disconnect between broad, attention-grabbing headlines and the often specific, incremental results of the medical research they cover. So how can you avoid being misled by grabby headlines? Jeff Leek and Lucy McGowan explain how to read past the clickbait.
Lesson by Jeff Leek and Lucy McGowan, directed by Zedem Media.
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