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Who believes in conspiracies? New research offers a theory

People with certain personality traits and cognitive styles are more likely to believe in conspiracy theories

Date:
September 25, 2018
Source:
Union College
Summary:
Conspiracy theories have been cooked up throughout history, but they are increasingly visible lately. So what draws people to them? New research suggests that people with certain personality traits and cognitive styles are more likely to believe in conspiracy theories.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180925075108.htm