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Entitled people with low humility and low inquisitiveness are more prone to believe in conspiracy theories. These individuals tend to exhibit heightened narcissism and antagonism along with reduced intellectual humility, impulse control, and inquisitivene
Health and Medicine posted a topic in Topicshttps://www.psypost.org/2021/01/entitled-people-with-low-humility-and-low-inquisitiveness-are-more-prone-to-conspiratorial-ideation-59157 Of course, not everyone who believes in conspiracy theories displays these traits. The strength of the relationships between personality traits and conspiratorial ideation were modest to weak. “A major caveat of our study is that the results are correlational, precluding causal inference. It is still unclear what temporally precedes conspiratorial ideation and what follows from it. For instance, anxious individuals may turn to conspiracy theories to find comfort but conspiracy belief may also increase anxiety. We still need to understand how the pieces come together in a causal framework,” Bowes said. Literally at the bottom of the article