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A communication expert explains why people believe in conspiracy theories – and how to change their minds https://t.co/BwUc6kIX3y — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) August 21, 2017 Another…

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#Conspiracy #Theorists #Unable #Process #Doubt #Ambiguity

Study: The personal need to eliminate uncertainty predicts belief in conspiracy theories https://t.co/5eNW6nLmU1 — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) July 4, 2017 “Why do some people believe that…

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Alienation, a lack of control, and uncertainly are all facts that lead someone towards a conspiracy worldview

http://www.newstatesman.com/science-tech/internet/2017/03/they-re-turning-frogs-gay-psychology-behind-internet-conspiracy Alienation, a lack of control, and uncertainly are all facts that lead someone towards a conspiracy worldview, explains Wood. As he puts it: “basically…

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