Forcing anti-vaxxer parents to take an immunization course will lead to the Backfire Effect

Health Headlines Commentary for May 13, 2016


Ontario parents who object to vaccines could be forced to take a class in science of immunization

Backfire Effect: The Misconception: When your beliefs are challenged with facts, you alter your opinions and incorporate the new information into your thinking. The Truth: When your deepest convictions are challenged by contradictory evidence, your beliefs get stronger.