In a new paper published in the british journal of social psychology we have found that people who believe in conspiracy theories such as the theory that princess diana was murdered by the british establishment are more likely to accept or engage in everyday criminal activity. Research has identified a number of personality traits and characteristics that are now known to be associated with belief in conspiracy theories such as paranoia cynicism mistrust feelings of powerlessness anxiety and uncertainty. Just because youre paranoid doesnt mean theyre not out to get you there is a curious relationship between psychology and the study of conspiracy theories. Conspiracy theories are as old as time but its only in more recent years that psychologists have begun to unravel the belief that some people have in them. What psychological factors drive the popularity of conspiracy theories which explain important events as secret plots by powerful and malevolent groups
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