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Retrieval fluency inflates perceived preparation for difficult problems (in press) 

Do conspiracy theorists think too much or too little? (2023) Current Opinion in Psychology

The psychological drivers of misinformation belief and its resistance to correction (2022) Nature Reviews Psychology

Linking creativity and false memory: Common consequences of a flexible memory system  (2021) 

Timing matters when correcting fake news (2021) PNAS

Tackling misinformation: What researchers could do with social media data (2020) The Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review

Aging in an era of fake news (2020) Current Directions in Psychological Science

An initial accuracy focus prevents illusory truth (2020) Cognition

Judging truth (2020) Annual Review of Psychology

Knowledge supports memory retrieval through familiarity, not recollection (2018) Neuropsychologia

Neural basis of goal-driven shifts in access to knowledge (2018) European Journal of Neuroscience

Magical thinking decreases across adulthood (2017) Psychology and Aging

Competing cues: Older adults rely on knowledge in the face of fluency (2017) Psychology and Aging

Believing that humans swallow spiders in their sleep: False beliefs as side effects of the processes that support accurate knowledge (2016) Psychology of Learning and Motivation

On known unknowns: Fluency and the neural mechanisms of the illusory truth effect (2016) Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Knowledge does not protect against illusory truth (2015) Journal of Experimental Psychology: General

Memory meets control in hippocampal and striatal binding of stimuli, responses, and attentional control states (2015)  The Journal of Neuroscience
Under Review
Brashier, N. M., & Rand, D. G. (preprint). Illusory truth occurs even with incentives for accuracy
*covered by CBS News and the Nieman Lab

Brashier, N. M. (invited). Fighting fake news across the adult lifespan. Current Opinion in Psychology
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