Why do people believe weird things? Bayesian Brains, Conspiracy Theories, and Intellectual Vice

Talk Series on Conspiracy Theories & Rationality

Please register to acquire zoom link for participation. Send Email to: firuze.mullaoglu@rub.de Further info: www.tobiasschlicht.com

Organized by Dr. Nina Poth, Dr. Krzysztof Dolega, Prof. Dr. Tobias Schlicht

Upcoming Talks

Irrationality and Rationality in Science 

April 28 SAM GERSHMAN (Harvard) 
How to never be wrong 

May 5 | 6 pm !!! (CET) CAILIN O’CONNOR (Irvine) 
Multiple Mechanisms for Polarization 

May 12 C. THI NGUYEN (Utah) 
The Seductions of Clarity 

May 19 SARAH FISHER (Vienna)
Reading between the lines: Language-based Inferences and (Ir)rationality

June 02 HUGO MERCIER (Paris) 
Not Born Yesterday: Why people are less gullible than we think 

June 23 MONA SIMION (Glasgow) 
Politically Motivated Reasoning and Evidence Resistance 

June 30 ÅSA M. WIKFORSS (Stockholm) 
Resisting the Facts: Is it Irrational? 

July 7 CHRIS RANALLI (Amsterdam) 
Norms of Conspiracy Theorizing 

July 14 REGINA RINI (Toronto)