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Feb 1 2020

One believing conspiracy theories

One believing conspiracy theories-One believing conspiracy theories One believing conspiracy theories-Rational arguments and myth busting often won't help you change the mind of a conspiracy theorist. But there are other ways. Why people believe in conspiracy theories – and how to change their minds Professor of Science Communication and Chemistry, University of Hull Disclosure statement Mark Lorch does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. University of Hull provides funding as a member of The Conversation …

Jan 13 2020

One believing conspiracy theories

One believing conspiracy theories-One believing conspiracy theories One believing conspiracy theories-Two new social psychology studies predict the likelihood that one will believe conspiracy beliefs or theories. New research predicts likelihood that one will believe conspiracy theories Conspiracy theories about government officials and the institutions they represent are widespread and rooted deep in U.S. history according to the co-author of two new social psychology studies which predict the likelihood that one will believe conspiracy beliefs or theories. Joseph A. Vitriol, a postdoctoral research associate at Lehigh, and a co-author on both of the studies, says: “The current political moment is one …