PsyPost: Study finds conservatives with a need for chaos are more likely to share fake news

PsyPost: Study finds conservatives with a need for chaos are more likely to share fake news. “New research provides evidence that a lack of conscientiousness and a desire to cause chaos both play an important role in the spread of misinformation online. The findings, published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, offer ‘a more nuanced account’ of the relationship between political conservatism and the tendency to share fake news on social media.”

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