en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_conspiracy_theories

Many unproven conspiracy theories exist with varying degrees of popularity, frequently related ... The John Birch Society, who asserted that a United Nations force would soon arrive in black helicopters to bring the ..... Among the foremost concerns of conspiracy theorists are questions of alien life; for example, allegations of ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2018/01/25/there-are-bigger-issues-underlying-the-anti-fbi-secret-society-conspiracy-theory

Jan 25, 2018 ... There are bigger issues underlying the anti-FBI 'secret society' conspiracy ... “ Maybe it should just be the first meeting of the secret society.”.

www.bbc.com/future/story/20180124-the-enduring-appeal-of-conspiracy-theories

Jan 24, 2018 ... While some conspiracy theories are largely harmless, others have ... Some trace the mysterious brain-washing Illuminati conspiracy to a secret society in .... we [ will] have serious problems making decisions,” says Grimes.

cosmosmagazine.com/society/faking-reality-why-people-embrace-conspiracy-theories

Aug 15, 2018 ... Society. Uscinski says conspiracy theories are one mechanism ... media of the digital age, spurring concerns about the role of misinformation in ...

www.c-span.org/video/?448220-2/conspiracy-culture-modern-american-society

Aug 20, 2018 ... Indiana University Bloomington professor Stephen Andrews taught a class about conspiracy culture in modern American society. He looked ...

www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/socially-relevant/201508/the-surprising-power-conspiracy-theories

New research shows how conspiracy theories take hold, and refuse to let go. ... to engage with important societal issues in general, including helping others in need. ... The spread of influential conspiracy propaganda can have serious societal ...

journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0963721417718261

What psychological factors drive the popularity of conspiracy theories, which explain important ... Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 6, 215–235.

journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1948550614567356

Moreover, participants' belief in simple political solutions to societal problems mediated conspiracy beliefs among both left- and right-wing extremists. Finally, the ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5724570

Dec 7, 2017 ... Belief in conspiracy theories appears to be driven by motives that can be ..... Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 6, 215–235. Bilewicz ...