It’s one of our biggest problems in 2023, and it can feel distinctly human. But it’s not. All sorts of animals deal with all sorts of misinformation every day, including some of our oldest ancestors — like the humble fish.
This week on Things That Go Boom, we exit the human world entirely to see what we can learn.
Special thanks this week to Christina Stella for pinch-hitting for our engineer, Robin Wise!
Ashkaan Fahimipour, Florida Atlantic University; Jimmy Liao, The University of Florida
Wild Animals Suppress the Spread of Socially Transmitted Misinformation, Ashkaan K. Fahimipour, Michael A. Gil, Maria Rosa Celis, and Andrew M. Hein, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Navigating Turbulent Waters, Jimmy Liao, This I Believe