Conspiracy Theories Have Much in Common. Their Differences May Hold the Key to Identifying When They Turn Violent.

Published in: Jigsaw website (2021)

Posted on RAND.org on December 22, 2021

by Yasmin Green, William Marcellino

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In a study led by researchers at the RAND Corporation, the team conducted a modeling effort to analyze conspiracy theory discourse at scale, ultimately analyzing 150,000 social media posts covering four popular conspiracy theories—alien visitation, white genocide, COVID origin, and anti-vaccination.

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