Populism and conservative media linked to COVID-19 conspiracy beliefs among both Republicans and Democrats

Outlet: PsyPost.org

PsyPost.org: “From the early days of the pandemic, political scientists and social scientists in general were trying to understand the dynamics of COVID-related attitudes and behaviors. A lot of that work has focused on partisanship, which is understandable, given the importance of partisanship as a social identity in the United States these days,” said study author Dominik A. Stecula (@decustecu), an assistant professor of political science at Colorado State University.