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Talking with believers helps us understand the emotional appeal of conspiracy theories

When tragedy struck in Agnes' life, her interest in conspiracy theories grew, and gave her something to hold onto and believe in

From chemtrails to COVID-19, Naomi Wolf’s prolific promotion of pseudoscience

Over the years, author Naomi Wolf has spread all manner of misinformation - from misleading statistics to chemtrails and COVID-19 conspiracy theories

Recovering memories: How the Satanic Panic led to false reports of horrific abuse

The 1980s saw a rise in belief that Satanic ritual abuse was everywhere - however, the real problems were false memories and moral panic

The Battersea Poltergeist, and the role of the paranormal investigator

The Battersea Poltergeist demonstrates how supposedly supernatural phenomena need attention and validation to thrive

The Great Reset: political pipe dream, or sinister New World Order plot?

When world leaders talk of a Great Reset, conspiracy theorists hear a malevolent plan to destroy society and erode civil liberties

Jordan Peterson is wrong: medical error is absolutely not the ‘third leading cause of death’

Peterson's claim that "medicine kills more people than it helps" is the latest in a long line of demonstrably false claims - yet his fans continue to hang off his every word

Sine Missione, and the conspiracy theorists who use graffiti to spread pseudoscience

From 5G fears to antisemitism and QAnon - graffiti that promotes conspiracies around Liverpool and beyond are more harmful than you think.

Bill Cooper: the conspiracy theorist who links afrofuturist “Hoteps” with Alex Jones

The afrofuturist Hotep movement echoes conspiracy theorist Alex Jones because they're all pulling from the same source material: Bill Cooper

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