These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence-based through the use of credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer-reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias, but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.
- Overall, we rate PsyPost a Pro-Science based on proper sourcing of evidence-based information.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2010, PsyPost is a psychology and neuroscience news website dedicated to reporting the latest research on human behavior, cognition, and society. They report their “mission is to spread information about social science and neuroscience research.”
This website lacks transparency in ownership as well as authorship of articles.
Funded by / Ownership
Psypost is owned by Eric W. Dolan, who is also the founder. Revenue is derived through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, PsyPost republishes or summarizes news stories related to psychology. For example, this story is sourced from Frontiers in Psychology. This story comes from Cognitive science and is credible Study uncovers some electrophysiological processes associated with the Dunning–Kruger effect.
Editorially, Psypost sticks with news and info related to psychology.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate PsyPost a Pro-Science based on proper sourcing of evidence-based information. (D. Van Zandt 1/13/2017) Updated (12/18/2022)
Last Updated on August 25, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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