Cognitive scripts in social interaction

13 August 2018
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In his 2012 book Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior, Leonard Mlodinow recounts an experiment based on the memory theories of Frederik Bartlett (among which we find particularly interesting…

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RED Project First Results

07 August 2018
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The first year of the RED project comes to an end and Intellectual Output 1 is accomplished. The NTCenter team, as activity leading organisation, summarised all findings during that stage…

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INPLACE meeting in Porto

02 August 2018
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The third InPlace project meeting was held on July 27, 2018 in Porto, Portugal. Hosts of the meeting were our SPI partners. The latest videos captured by students were shown…

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Two New European Projects Approved

25 July 2018
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Two new European projects where NTCenter will participate alongside with our closest partner organisations in the field of education from the EU. The projects are Science for Fun and SKILLS+ (European…

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De Facto Project Approved for Funding by the European Commission

20 July 2018
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NTCenter is pleased to announce that a project based on our disinformation and misionformation counteracting methodology has been approved for funding by the EU. We partner with universities and training…

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Classification of misinformation and disinformation

12 July 2018
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When we at NTCenter first started our focused investigation on disinformation and misinformation, the topic consisted mostly of fractured content centered around media and politics. And the debate would rarely…

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Equivalency and Emphasis Frames

01 July 2018
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Chong and Druckman, in the context of media and communications, claim that framing takes two principal formats – equivalency and emphasis frames. Equivalency frames refer to statements which are logically equivalent,…

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Motivated Cognition

01 July 2018
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Motivated cognition is an important concept in understanding how we perceive the world and why we tend to assign unrealistically high trust to information received by those close to us…

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Systemic Causality

26 June 2018
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Systemic causality (systemic causation),  as opposed to direct cause-effect, is not a naturally occuring learning concept, claims Prof. George Lakoff of University of California, Berkeley. The explanation is simple –…

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Frames as Thinking Contexts

21 June 2018
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Frames and framing are one of the key pillars of NTCenter’s conceptual model and practical kits for understanding and designing working solutions to the educational implications of misinformation and disinformation.…

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