Stopping the spread: Conspiracy theory and security practice

Author name: 
Mortensen, J
Gibson, A
Publisher: 
The National Security College
Year: 
2022
Month: 
April
Abstract: 

This paper, by Dr James Mortensen and Dr Andrew Gibson, draws on psychological research to understand how fear and anxiety drive conspiracy thinking, and how the Australian security community can respond to minimise risks – or at least avoid increasing them.

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