Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories
Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories4.17 6 5 Author: Rob Brotherton Narrator: Charles Constant
Everyone loves a good conspiracy. Yet conspiracy theories are not a recent invention. And they are not always a harmless curiosity. In Suspicious Minds, Rob Brotherton explores the history and consequences of conspiracism, and delves into the research that offers insights into why so many of us are drawn to implausible, unproven and unproveable conspiracy theories. They resonate with some of our brain's built-in quirks and foibles, and tap into some of our deepest desires, fears, and assumptions about the world.
The fascinating and often surprising psychology of conspiracy theories tells us a lot–not just why we are drawn to theories about sinister schemes, but about how our minds are wired and, indeed, why we believe anything at all. Conspiracy theories are not some psychological aberration–they're a predictable product of how brains work. This book will tell you why, and what it means.
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: Tantor Audio
Length: 8H 42Min
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