Brexit and conspiracy thinking
New article in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology.
What does Brexit have to do with conspiracy beliefs? Results of a study conducted in the context of the Brexit referendum show that belief in conspiracy theories was a significant predictor of the will to vote Leave as well as a subsequent actual Leave vote. Research was carried out in cooperation with the Conspiracy Psychology Lab Group and the Political Psychology Lab at Kent.
More on this topic can be found in the newest publication in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology: Examining the links between conspiracy beliefs and the EU “Brexit” referendum vote in the UK: Evidence from a two-wave survey.