40 minutes | Mar 18, 2020

Conspiracy Theories: Far-fetched Fairy Tales or Natural Responses to Certain Events

Thanks for listening to Episode 1!  Per our promise on "Context Matters", we do the research so you don't have to. Below are links to all papers referenced in the episode.RESEARCH PAPERS:Drinkwater et al. 2012 Reality testing, conspiracy theories, and paranormal beliefsDarwin et al. (2011): Belief in conspiracy theories. The role of paranormal belief, paranoid ideation and schizotypyNeil Dagnall et al., 2015: Conspiracy theory and cognitive style: a worldviewYouGov Cambridge Globalism Project - Conspiracy TheoriesJan-Willem van Prooijen et al. 2017 Conspiracy theories as part of history: The role of societal crisis situationsJan-Willem van Prooijen et al. 2012 Belief in conspiracy theories: The influence of uncertainty and perceived moralityYubo Koui, Kathleen Pine et al. 2017 Conspiracy talk on social media: Collective sense-making during a public health crisisDaniel Jolley et al. 2014 The Effects of Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theories on Vaccination IntentionsKaren M. Douglas et al. 2017 The Psychology of Conspiracy TheoriesLara M. Bogart et al. 2006 Relationship of African Americans' sociodemographic characteristics to belief in conspiracies about HIV/AIDS and birth controlPia Lamberty et al. 2018 Powerful Pharma and Its Marginalized Alternatives?No, drinking bleach will not ward off coronavirusBrendon Nyhan & Jason Reifler 2010 When Corrections Fail: The Persistence of Political MisperceptionsJohn M. Carey et al. 2020 The effects of corrective information about disease epidemics and outbreaks: Evidence from Zika and yellow fever in BrazilBig Tobacoo kept cancer risk in cigarettes secret: StudyMaster Settlement Agreement Follow us on Instagram and Twitter to stay up to date and get sneak peeks of upcoming episodes! Join our discord to chat with us, leave feedback, or even topic suggestions for upcoming episodes.Launching on your favourite podcast listening app soon!
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