Ideological asymmetries in conformity, desire for shared reality, and the spread of misinformation
Current opinion in psychology, pp. 77-83, 2018.
Ideological belief systems arise from epistemic, existential, and relational motives to reduce uncertainty, threat, and social discord. According to system justification theory, however, some ideologies — such as those that are conservative, religious, and legitimizing of the status quo — are especially appealing to people whose epistemic...更多