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Brian Stone

Brian Stone

Brian Stone is an associate professor in the Department of Psychological Science at Boise State University. He received a master's degree in neuroscience and behavior and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Georgia. He specializes in cognitive psychology, including perception, learning, and the study of how people process information. Brian grew up in the Pacific Northwest and in his spare time enjoys hiking, swimming, camping, and paddleboarding Idaho's beautiful outdoors.

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Idaho needs media literacy to combat COVID-19 misinformation

By: and - September 24, 2021

With Idaho recently announcing crisis standards of care in hospitals across the state, we are seeing first-hand the effects of myths, misunderstandings, and misinformation about COVID-19. In today’s media environment, Idahoans are bombarded from every direction with contradictory claims about COVID-19, and it can be challenging to disentangle the truths from the falsehoods.  Much like […]