Professor of health law & science policy, speaker, TV host & author. Instagram: http://instagram.com/caulfieldtim/?… #GoScience! #ScienceUpFirst!
Thanks to the Hate Mailer who sent me this comprehensive COVID conspiracy "map" (read: like someone puréed Alex Jone's brain and gave it to Jackson Pollack... um, too graphic?). This is from an outfit called Deep State Mapping Project. They sell t-shirt, mugs, and crystals!
Sum: saying "quantum physics!" doesn't make bunk less bunk-y. It's #scienceploitation : "stealing and distorting concepts from science in order to produce fake scientific foundations to absurd claims." See: Quantum physics & pseudoscience
U of T Mississauga hosts free talk on how misinformation is killing people and ruining lives | insauga by cc Me: "“Misinform @KarenLongwelltion @UTM (is) absolutely everywhere... on of the biggest issues of our time!" Looking forward to this event.
Is misinformation killing us? Author Timothy Caulfield tackles the infodemic in 2022 Snider Lecture by via Me: “With such @ShaunaRempela ch @UTMotic information environment, we have a tendency to react emotionally to headlines." Looking forward!🙏
Tonight! Infodemic! Is Misinformation Killing Us? Looking forward to this event! I'll cover the latest research on how we got here and what we can do about it. Registration: via See you there!🙏 @UTM #ScienceUpFirst
Seeing SO much revisionism about COVID public health measures. Big one: all "lockdowns" portrayed as extreme. Reality: almost every jurisdiction balanced openness & public health goals. Yes, study what worked best (more targeted). But, in general, data says needed & worked.
My new paper: "Does Debunking Work? Correcting#COVID19 Misinformation on Social Media" [accepted] cc Key pts: - #scicommrns '>Conc #scicommrns @DrJenGuntera @MediaSmartsbout backfire overstated - If done well (below) helps - Empowering pu #debunkinglic essential
So much immune boost bunk it is hard to keep up! In general, can ignore it all, especially when it comes from people selling stuff (I'm talking about you, @TomBrady !). Say no to the boost bunk from chiropractors, naturopaths, homeopaths and the #GOAT . ? #COVID19 #coronavirus