FENS webinar on Neuronline: Why Fake News is so fascinating to the brain?

Organiser: Society for Neuroscience (SfN)

Additional Organiser: FENS


Attendance type(s): Virtual

Event Dates: 13 Sep 2022

Registration Deadline: 13 Sep 2022

Registration for the FENS webinar on “Why Fake News is so fascinating to the brain”? is now open. Takinhg place on 13 September 2022 at 18:00 CEST. This webinar is complimentary for SfN and FENS members and USD 15 for non-members.

Social media have profoundly changed the way in which information is communicated and how news can be manipulated to spread opinions rather than scientifically-verified data. Consequently, communication has become more difficult for researchers, as they had to adapt their communication to meet the public attention.

Fake news influence political choices, our understanding of the world and how we relate to others. Why are people so attracted to them? During the webinar, panellists will discuss and try to understand the context in which fake news develops, the basis for behaviours associated with fake news and the brain areas and neurotransmitters associated with those behaviours.

This FENS online event is a follow-up to the in-person event organised at FENS Forum 2022 on the same topic. We invite you to watch the Forum event video recording before participating in the live webinar.

FENS members benefit from unlimited access to Neuronline, the SfN online platform, and thus have the opportunity to explore a vast collection of training materials, webinars, virtual conferences and much more! Not a member? Join FENS to receive member access to SfN Neuronline.

Contact Details

Name: FENS Committee for Higher Education and Training (CHET)

Email: chet@fens.org

URL: https://fens.p20staging.co.uk/