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Conspiracy theorists lack critical thinking skills: New study

The more people believe in conspiracy theories, the worse they perform on critical thinking tests, a new study has confirmed.

This doesn’t mean that conspiracy theorists are necessarily lacking intelligence, but rather that they lack the skills to objectively analyse and evaluate a situation.

  • John Elder
  • The New Daily

The good news is that people can be taught these skills, and to an extent be brought in from the dark side – but of course it’s complicated.

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