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April 23, the sun, moon, and Jupiter will align in the constellation Virgo

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12031291 Conspiracy theorists have sparked fresh fears that the end of the world is fast approaching. On April 23, the sun, moon, and Jupiter will…

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Fragile sense of self-worth also drives people to conspiracy theories

https://www.statnews.com/2017/03/08/trump-wiretapping-tweets/ Research has also found that conspiracy beliefs are more common among people with certain personality traits. “Agreeableness,” for instance, is defined as being considerate,…

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Education decreases belief in conspiracy theories

Two psychological factors explain why education predicts decreased belief in conspiracy theories https://t.co/A2X2XrjEA3 — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) February 17, 2017

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Measles outbreak in Waikato linked to Wakefield paper

A discredited claim that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine causes autism and bowel disease could be the reason for the spread of measles…

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