Texas Tech University

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Nelson Oliveira

May 24, 2021

DAILY NEWS - Vaccine skepticism or just a lower IQ?

A 2020 study by Texas Tech University concluded that some people find vaccines risky because “they overestimate the likelihood of negative events, particularly those that are rare.”

“My takeaway is that vaccine skeptics probably don't have the best understanding of how likely or probable different events are,” co-author Mark LaCour, a doctoral student in psychological sciences...

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