These days, we’re bombarded by “viral” messages–information designed to infect minds, manipulate emotions, and spread to others.

So how do we keep infectious information from warping our thinking?

By cultivating mental immunity, or MI.

Guide to Mental Immunity

The Mental Immunity Project is a production of the Cognitive Immunology Research Collaborative (CIRCE) and Thinking Is Power.

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Tired of falling for disinformation and misleading ideas? Do you wish you could think more critically and form more intelligent beliefs? You’ve come to the right place! At the Mental Immunity Project, we understand the importance of clear thinking. In our digital age, we all need to get better at spotting misinformation, thinking critically, and reasoning our way to true conclusions. So, if it feels like your mind needs a boost, we’re here to help! We can’t magically make you smarter, but we can provide you with the tools used by some of the world’s best thinkers. Informed by the exciting new field of cognitive immunology, our website is designed to empower you. Understand the parallels between critical thinking and bodily immune function and your mind will become more flexible and resilient. Get better at spotting manipulative messaging and your thinking will “level up.” In these pages, you’ll find practical tips, insightful articles, and thought-provoking resources. Whether you’re a student, a professional, or simply someone seeking intellectual growth, you can hone your cognitive abilities here. Don’t let your mind become infested with mind parasites. Join us on this journey and unlock your full potential. With clarity, skepticism, warmth, and humility, we can navigate — and ultimately transform — a world full of information hazards.

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