‘Cognitive contagion’: Behavioral scientist explains how far-right fearmongering suppresses your higher brain function

The right-wing media, from AM talk radio to Fox News to Breitbart, have a good reason for promoting conspiracy theories and engaging in nonstop fear-mongering: fear sells. Andy Norman, who specializes in human behavior and is the author of the new book, “Mental Immunity: Infectious Ideas,…

FEAR IS THE MIND KILLER. BUT IT IS NOT JUST THE FAR RIGHT….

The right-wing media, from AM talk radio to Fox News to Breitbart, have a good reason for promoting conspiracy theories and engaging in nonstop fear-mongering: fear sells. Andy Norman, who specializes in human behavior and is the author of the new book, “Mental Immunity: Infectious Ideas,…

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Author: Tim Ozman

Host of Infinite Plane Radio and Dark Matter After Midnight. Author of THE METASCRIPT DECODED : The Great Reset, World Revolution, And The Age Of Mars. Tim Ozman has been at the cutting edge of conspiracy analysis and mainstream media deconstruction since 2017. As president of the Infinite Plane Society, he has been the project manager for a number of publicity stunts, performance art events, and a growing think tank comprised of like-minded individuals.

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