SELF TEST + Field Guide to the Conspiracy Theorist: Dark Minds | Psychology Today

Published January 30, 2015 by wallacedarwin

SELF EVALUATION FOR TENDENCY FOR BEING A “DENIER” (“FACT IMMUNITY”: IMMUNE TO EVIDENCE)

https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200909/field-guide-the-conspiracy-theorist-dark-minds

Connect the Dots

How susceptible are you to conspiracy beliefs? Rate your agreement with the statements below, from 1=strongly disagree to 5=strongly agree.

For the most part, government serves the interests of a few organized groups, such as business, and isn’t very concerned about the needs of people like myself.I have trouble doing what I want to do in the world today.It is difficult for people like myself to have much influence in public affairs.We seem to live in a pretty irrational and disordered world.I don’t trust that my closest friends would not lie to me.

Answer key: 5-11: weakly, 12-18: moderately, 19-25: strongly (Adapted from a scale developed by Patrick Leman)

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