“How to be a learning mythbuster” from Cathy Moore. Part of this is the broader problem that most people are lousy at understanding research and verifying sources. This isn’t exclusive to the learning profession. We should be better about avoiding the myths in our own field though.
We work in organizations that believe harmful myths. We’re pressured to work as if the myths are true, and we can’t or don’t take the time we need to keep our knowledge up to date and combat the myths.