Science & Medicine:Natural Sciences
This episode we look into the psychology behind conspiracy theories, their prevalence and are they on the increase?
Our special guest is Professor Joe Uscinksi.
Joe is a Political Science Professor in the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences and co-author of American Conspiracy Theories (Oxford, 2014).
Joe Uscinski, "Fake News Freakout," http://reason.com/archives/2017/02/05/fake-news-freakout.
Lecture by Uscinski and Parent that covers everything discussed in the book:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f0XK2s920w.
And of course, Joe's website: http://www.joeuscinski.com/.
Music: Rage Against the Machine: "Wake Up"
Intro Clip: Monty Python's Flying circus, (c) BBC
Many thanks to our patrons:
Host: Nathan @thenatheist
Jenn : @PhotoJennBo
Josh, Society for Advancement of Science
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