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Who stormed the Capitol and why?

Why do people believe that the US presidential elections were rigged?

On January 6 2021, a crowd of demonstrators stormed the Capitol while the results of the 2020 presidential elections were being certified, claiming that they were in fact falsified. Why is this claim so common, even though accusations of voter fraud have been thrown out by state and federal courts? Head of the Political Cognition Lab offers an explanation to this interpretation, referring to scientific findings from the field of social psychology.

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Why people latch on to conspiracy theories, according to science