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Illustrations: Ariel Davis

Why Your Brain Loves Conspiracy Theories

Wild and seemingly crazy conspiracy theories can spring from any stressful or disruptive event or phenomenon, as people seek tangible explanations for the invisible or the inexplicable.

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Robert Roy Britt

Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness, author of “Make Sleep Your Superpower: A Guide to Greater Health, Happiness & Productivity.”