How do we learn what’s true?

Narrative fluency and the pedagogy of information


and further reading

boyd, danah. “How an Algorithmic World Can Be Undermined.” Keynote presentation, re:publica, Berlin, May 2, 2018.

boyd, danah. “You Think You Want Media Literacy … Do You?” Data & Society: Points, March 9, 2018.

Flaherty, Colleen. “By Any Other Name.” Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 25, 2019.

Guess, Andrew, Jonathan Nagler, and Joshua Tucker. “Less Than You Think: Prevalence and Predictors of Fake News Dissemination on Facebook.” Science Advances 5, no. 1 (Jan. 2019).

Guldi, Jo and David Armitage. The History Manifesto. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Harari, Yuval Noah. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2018.

Harmon, Amy. “Why White Supremacists Are Chugging Milk (and Why Geneticists Are Alarmed).” The New York Times, Oct. 17, 2018.

Kahneman, Daniel. Thinking, Fast and Slow. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.

Liming, Sheila. “In Praise of Not Not Reading.” The Point, April 6, 2017.

Neason, Alexandria. “Students of Truth.” Columbia Journalism Review, winter 2019.

Racimo, Fernando, Jeremy J. Berg and Joseph K. Pickrell. “Detecting Polygenic Adaptation in Admixture Graphs.” Genetics 208, no. 4 (April 1, 2018): 1565–84.

Racimo, Fernando. “Detecting Polygenic Adaptation in Admixture Graphs: Frequently Asked Questions.” Google Docs. Uploaded May 12, 2017.

Rensin, Emmett. “The Blathering Superego at the End of History.” Los Angeles Review of Books, June 18, 2017.

Wineburg, Sam. “Howard Zinn’s Anti-Textbook.” Slate, Sept. 6, 2018.