Post something controversial on social media, and an online debate is sure to begin. Arguing online seems so much easier than arguing in person, doesn't it? You can easily organize your thoughts, carefully link to sources, and make sure you've countered all of your opponent's points. With all that, why is it so hard to convince people you're right? New research may have an answer: it's easy to dismiss text. That's harder to do when people hear your ideas spoken aloud.
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Written by Ashley Hamer January 2, 2018
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