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A user's guide to 'alternative facts'

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Posted at 8:58 AM, Feb 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-02 08:58:50-05

Imagine being lied to, repeatedly, for days on end. What would that do to your brain? Well, you might not have to imagine it — it seems like more and more “alternative facts” are coming out of Washington. In this episode of the DecodeDC podcast, author Maria Konnikova tells us how repeated lies affect our brain, and Paul Singer of USA TODAY tells us how to deal with it.