Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories (Hardback)Rob Brotherton (author)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 475 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 30 mm
A thought-provoking analysis and an appealing guide to thinking about conspiracies, real and imagined. * Wall Street Journal *
...presents a textured and often surprising look into the fascinating world of conspiracy theories. A world so often described as dark and shady is shown to be much closer to home than we could have first imagined. * The Psychologist *
Suspicious Minds details the various psychological 'quirks and shortcuts' that make us susceptible to conspiracy theories [...] offering a convincing argument against the common practice of tarring political opponents as conspiracy theorists. -- Adrian Chen * New York Times Book Review *
Clearly written and with liberal use of humor and numerous examples from scholarly research, this title provides a valuable look at why conspiracy theories abound and why we should continually assess our thinking. -- Richard Maxwell * 9/1 *
An enlightening and educational read. * How It Works *
In this fascinating, and often startling book, Rob Brotherton reveals that the crazy people may well be completely wrong in their beliefs, but they are no more crazy than you and me. * Fortean Times *
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