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The (In)Egalitarian Self: On the Motivated Rejection of Alleged Implicit Racial Bias

Joe Vitriol awarded Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences (FABBS) Doctoral Dissertation Research Excellence Award (2017-2018; competitive international award across the behavioral sciences) for his dissertation titled: “The (In)Egalitarian Self: On the Motivated Rejection of Alleged Implicit Racial Bias.”

Why Donald Trump’s election may mean we see more liberal conspiracy theories about...

In new research, Joanne Miller (UMN), Kyle Saunders (Colorado State), and Christina Farhart (UMN) find that conservatives are more likely to endorse ideologically motivated conspiracy theories if they have low levels of trust in government and greater political knowledge. Liberals, on the other hand, are less likely to endorse liberal conspiracy theories if they have both greater political knowledge and more trust in government.