Avoiding the Rabbit Hole: How to Recognize and Understand Conspiratorial Thinking (edWeb.net)
This edWebinar explores the psychological and cognitive factors behind conspiratorial thinking, including the role of fears and anxiety, cognitive dissonance and biases, motivated reasoning and institutional cynicism. We will discuss the ways conspiracy theories exploit emotions as well as how they fill emotional needs. As part of this session, we will also provide instructional resources for integrating these concepts into your curriculum, including our new, interactive lesson which is part of the Checkology virtual classroom.
For more information and to register, visit: https://tinyurl.com/y7rbra42