Month: July 2018

Why People Accept Celebrities’ Unqualified Health Advice

Tom Cruise

Two articles about this interesting phenomena were published recently, one by Taffy Brodesser-Akner in The New York Times Magazine and the other by Cory Stieg in Refinery29.  Both offered some great insights into why people are inclined to believe pseudoscientific advice given by celebrities, even when it is wacky, wrong, and sometimes dangerous. If you’re […]