The psychology of conspiracy theories

Why do people believe sometimes outlandish conspiracy theories? You need to look beyond the individual to start to understand, explains Jovan Byford.

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you…

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Investigating the conspiracy theorist

Anyone who has had the opportunity to engage with conspiracy theories will realise that they are, in fact, a dynamic set of stories and shared assumptions about the world which persist and evolve over time.

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A theory of conspiracy theories

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