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“psychology”

Dec 11, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Some demagogues have risen to power and become dictators, others were relegated a footnote to history. Here are a few.
Dec 5, 2015 03:09 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Mass shootings seem to spawn conspiracy theories more often than other events. Here's why. Continue reading →
Nov 24, 2015 01:57 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Two presidential candidates have claimed they saw American Muslims cheering after the 9/11 attacks. They did not, but there are psychological reasons they may have thought they did.
Nov 6, 2015 06:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
News and social media reports during Halloween claimed that tainted candy had been found. But is it true? Continue reading →
Oct 28, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An upcoming live 'exorcism' will surely scare up ratings. Continue reading →
Oct 22, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A photo circulating on social media appears to show a flying city among clouds in China. Is it real, a mirage, or fake? Continue reading →
Oct 19, 2015 05:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Recent reports from Britain claim that scary clowns are stalking children. And not for the first time. Continue reading →
Oct 6, 2015 05:14 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
There are reasons to be skeptical that a mass shooter in Oregon targeted Christians.
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