Different conspiracy theories have different psychological and social determinants : comparison of three theories about the origins of the COVID-19 virus in a representative sample of the UK population

Hartman, T.K. orcid.org/0000-0001-9136-2784, Marshall, M., Stocks, T.V.A. et al. (13 more authors) (2021) Different conspiracy theories have different psychological and social determinants : comparison of three theories about the origins of the COVID-19 virus in a representative sample of the UK population. Frontiers in Political Science, 3. 642510.

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2021 Hartman, Marshall, Stocks, McKay, Bennett, Butter, Gibson Miller, Hyland, Levita, Martinez, Mason, McBride, Murphy, Shevlin, Vallières and Bentall. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.
Keywords: COVID-19; conspiracy theories; right-wing authoritarianism; social dominance orientation; predisposition; motivated reasoning
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  • Accepted: 20 April 2021
  • Published (online): 2 June 2021
  • Published: 2 June 2021
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > Department of Psychology (Sheffield)
The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Urban Studies & Planning (Sheffield)
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Economic and Social Research CouncilES/V004379/1
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2021 08:20
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2021 08:20
Status: Published
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpos.2021.642510
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