Rob Brotherton

When?
Tuesday, February 12 2013 at 7:45PM

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Where?

11-13 Victoria Road
Southsea
PO5 2SP

Who?
Rob Brotherton

What's the talk about?

Rob is a doctoral student at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he was awarded an ESRC scholarship to carry out a PhD examining the psychology of conspiracy theories. Important issues addressed in the thesis include how to define the term conspiracy theory, why it is important to understand the origins of conspiracist beliefs, how to measure conspiracist ideation, and the role of socio-cognitive biases and heuristics.

Rob is Assistant Editor of The Skeptic and blogs at www.ConspiracyPsych.com.

Please note that this meeting is on a Tuesday, not our usual day!