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In Second Opinion, Susan Perry helps MinnPost readers make their way through the thicket of health happenings, trends, studies and research. Perry has written several health-related books, and her articles have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Minnesota Monthly, The History Channel Magazine and Woman's Day. She is a former writer/editor for Time-Life Books and a former editor of Nutrition Action Healthletter, published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

People who rely on 'gut instinct' are more susceptible to misinformation

People who rely on 'gut instinct' are more susceptible to misinformation, study finds

And "those who maintain that beliefs must be in accord with available evidence ... are less likely to embrace conspiracy theories, and they are less likely to endorse other falsehoods," say researchers.