There is growing evidence that rejection of science is often linked to the propensity to engage in conspiratorial thinking. Sometimes this can be observed even in the public response to research that identifies conspiratorial thinking. Read More
We are living in a period of considerable global change. From climate change to peak oil we are facing multiple challenging problems that need to be managed carefully and wisely. Cognitive science has much to say about how people are likely to view those problems and how they will respond to them. This blog sheds some light on those cognitive processes and the problems we are facing as a species.