The relationship between schizotypal facets and conspiracist beliefs via cognitive processes

  title={The relationship between schizotypal facets and conspiracist beliefs via cognitive processes},
  author={D. Barron and A. Furnham and L. Weis and K. Morgan and V. Swami},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  • D. Barron, A. Furnham, +2 authors V. Swami
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychiatry Research
  • This study sought to replicate previous work showing relationships between components of schizotypy and conspiracist beliefs, and extend it by examining the mediating role of cognitive processes. An international online sample of 411 women and men (mean age = 35.41 years) completed measures of the schizotypal facets of Odd Beliefs or Magical Thinking and Ideas of Reference, conspiracist beliefs, and cognitive processes related to need for cognition, analytic thinking, and cognitive insight… CONTINUE READING
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