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Conspiracy Thinking in American Politics

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Conspiracy Thinking in American Politics

October 20 @ 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Join us for this pathbreaking Symposium, where we will systematically confront the issue of conspiracy thinking in contemporary politics. The increasing prominence of conspiracy thinking in the American political landscape has generated reactions ranging from puzzlement to alarm. This Symposium will take an in-depth look at the phenomenon from the perspectives of political science, neuroscience, law, psychology, and philosophy. Please register for this unique opportunity to obtain novel insights on a critical issue facing the country.

This Symposium will include the Annual Jerrold Post Lecture on Neuropolitics, given by Keynote Speaker George Marcus. Psychiatrist Jerrold Post, MD (1934-2020), who was Professor of Political Science at George Washington University, was a founder of the field of political psychology and author of many influential books on the psychology of political leadership. Friday, October 20, 2023 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Time For more information, please visit: https://sites.uci.edu/centerforneuropolitics/