With yet another hat tip to Stephen Abram, we have a very interesting post (tagged with Cognition, Cyberpsychology, Social and behavioural). This should be enough to whet your appetite: "...research by Adrian Ward from the University of Texas, Austin suggests that we can mistake information we've searched for as our own knowledge. Now, in a new paper in the Journal of Consumer Psychology, Ward and colleagues have found that sharing information online also makes us feel that our knowledge has increased - even if we haven't read it." Be sure to read more at The British Psychological Society: Sharing an article makes us feel more knowledgeable - even if we haven't read it
Published December 6, 2022.