The relationship between schizotypal facets and conspiracist beliefs via cognitive processes

@article{Barron2018TheRB,
  title={The relationship between schizotypal facets and conspiracist beliefs via cognitive processes},
  author={David Barron and Adrian Furnham and Laura Maria Weis and Kevin D Morgan and Tony Towell and Viren Swami},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={259},
  pages={15-20}
}
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