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SS 333 — Fact or Fiction? The Psychology of Conspiracy

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

This course introduces students to psychological investigations of misinformation, misperception, science denial, mass propaganda, and conspiracy beliefs. Students will take a tour through the architecture of belief, explore the social roots of misinformation and conspiracy theories, and evaluate evidence-based solutions to reduce harmful effects.
Prerequisite(s): SS 131.

Film and Media BS Degree Program

...Science); SP (Spanish); and SS (Social Sciences). See...331 , FI 332 , FI 333 , FI 334 , FI...