Conspiracy theories

Greek-Derived Concept of Apophenia Explains Human Weakness for Conspiracy Theories

the QAnon phenomenon cleverly exploits some of the most basic elements of human nature, including our drive to find patterns in the world

Study Says Distrust of Coronavirus Vaccine Could Lead to Insufficient Protection of Public

A new study released on Wednesday confirms the fears of many that the rampant mistrust of a coronavirus vaccine, and conspiracy theories which continue to swirl though social media, may end up costing the general public dearly if an...

Why 5G Conspiracy Theories Prosper During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Tim Hill, Robin Canniford, and Stephen Murphy* As the coronavirus pandemic has gathered momentum, so too have explanations for how the outbreak started and what is causing its spread. Among these explanations is a theory that the recent rollout...