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people trust scientific experts more than the government even when the evidence is outlandish

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people trust scientific experts more than the government even when the evidence is outlandish

members of the public in the uk and us have far greater trust in scientific experts than the government, according to a new study by queen mary university of london. in three large scale experiments, participants were asked to make several judgments about nudges -behavioural interventions designed to improve decisions in our day-to-day lives.the nudges were introduced either by a group of leading scientific experts or a government working group consisting of special interest groups and policy makers.some of the nudges were real and had been implemented, such as using catchy pictures in stairwells to encourage people to take the stairs, while others were fictitious and actually implausible like stirring coffee anti-clockwise for two minute...