“Who? Me? Paranoid?” (Part 1)

Updated: Jul 17, 2020

Readings discussed in Episode 1.1:

1. Joseph Uscinski and Joseph Parent: American Conspiracy Theories. Oxford University Press, 2014.

2. Joseph Uscinski, ed.: Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them. Oxford University Press, 2018.

Read Michel’s review of this book, "Who Watches the Watchers’ Watchers?” published in Skeptic magazine 25.2 (Summer 2020).

3. Brendan Nyhan and Jason Reifler: When Corrections Fail: The Persistence of Political Misperceptions, Political Behaviour (2010) 32:303–330. Springer.

4. "The Backfire Effect", The Oatmeal.

5.Jonathan Kay:Among the Truthers: A Journey Through America's Growing Conspiracist Underground, Harper, 2011.

6. Professor Uscinski’s personal website:

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