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Jennifer A. Whitson

How Did COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories Get So Out of Control?

Misinformation is thriving in an environment where people feel disconnected. Social media isn’t helping.

Researchers: Benjamin Dow, Amber Johnson, Cynthia S. Wang, Jennifer A. Whitson and Tanya Menon

September 7, 2021

Social Impact

Most Employees Retaliate If They're Slighted at Work

Here’s how managers can break the cycle of office conflict.

Researchers: Lindsey Greco, Jennifer A. Whitson, Ernest O'Boyle, Cynthia S. Wang and Joongseo Kim

July 1, 2019

Organizations

Conspiracy Theories Abound. Here’s How to Curb Their Allure.

A new study shows how feeling more in control can limit conspiratorial thinking.

Researchers: Jennifer A. Whitson, Joongseo Kim, Cynthia S. Wang, Tanya Menon and Brian D. Webster

August 7, 2018

Seeing Is Believing, Unless It Isn’t

Loss of control makes the mind misperceive

Researchers: Jennifer A. Whitson and Adam D. Galinsky

October 2, 2008