Periodicals>Journal Article:  Kozyreva, Wineburg, Hertwig (November 8, 2022), Critical Ignoring as a Core Competence for Digital Citizens, Current Directions in Psychological Science, Retrieved on 2022-11-19
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    19 NOV 2022

     Critical Ignoring and Deliberate Ignorance

    Low-quality and misleading information online can hijack people’s attention, often by evoking curiosity, outrage, or anger. Resisting certain types of information and actors online requires people to adopt new mental habits that help them avoid being tempted by attention-grabbing and potentially harmful content. We argue that digital information literacy must include the competence of critical ignoring—choosing what to ignore and where to invest one’s limited attentional capacities. We review...
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    An important educational paradigm.

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