Why People Believe Conspiracy Theories

Title

Why People Believe Conspiracy Theories

Authors

Joanne Miller

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Description

Joanne Miller, University of Delaware, discusses her research on the roots of conspiracy theory beliefs, including the motivating forces of self-concept preservation, uncertainty, and powerlessness.

The event is sponsored by the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues and the Bruce R. Andrews Fund.

Publication Date

2-4-2019

Keywords

conspiracy theory, conspiracy theories

Disciplines

Political Science | Psychology

Why People Believe Conspiracy Theories
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