Conspiracy Theory

Why it worked and why you can still believe it

The death of Sushant Singh Rajput on June 14, 2020, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, led TV news presenters to trigger a massive media trial, which lasted until September. History shows that conspiracy theories generally present themselves as alluring, reassuring, and exciting resolutions to problems that are not …

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Are COVID-19 Conspiracies a Public Health Threat? Psychological characteristics and health-protective behaviors of believers – Juanchich – – European Journal of Social Psychology

We tested the link between COVID-19 conspiracy theories and health protective behaviors in three studies: one at the start of the pandemic in the UK (UK), a second just before the first nationwide lockdown, and a third during this locking (NOT = 302, 404 and 399). We focused on conspiracy …

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Craziest conspiracy theory of 2020 in new GM emails

This is how Richard Donoghue, the senior assistant deputy attorney general, reacted to an email forwarded to him by Trump’s White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, which contained a YouTube link alleging a Large-scale electoral falsification via Italian satellites. Yes, you read that right. Less than a month before …

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