Click on the link below for a podcast presenting an in-depth psychological analysis of conspiracy theories:
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Conspiracy Theories: The Fear Factor
"This past year, COVID-19 and the U.S. elections have provided fertile ground for conspiracy theories—with sometimes disastrous consequences. Karen Douglas, PhD, of the University of Kent in the United Kingdom, discusses psychological research on how conspiracy theories start, why they persist, who is most likely to believe them and whether there is any way to combat them effectively."