26 Okt 2022
18:15  - 19:45

Bernoullianum, Grosser Hörsaal, Bernoullistrasse 30, Basel

The Bernoulli Network for the Behavioral Sciences

10th Bernoulli Lecture for the Behavioral Sciences: «The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories»

by Prof. Dr. Karen Douglas, University of Kent, UK

10th Bernoulli Lecture

Prof. Dr. Karen Douglas is a Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Kent, UK. She is currently the director of the ERC-funded project “CONSPIRACY_FX – Consequences of conspiracy theories“. Prof. Douglas studies the psychology of conspiracy theories. Her research examines why conspiracy theories appeal to so many people, and the consequences of conspiracy theories for individuals, groups, and society. Please see the flyer for additional information. 

Please click here to register for the upcoming Bernoulli Lecture! 



The Bernoulli Network for the Behavioral Sciences is a joint initiative of the Faculty of Psychology and the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Basel, with the aim of fostering interdisciplinary dialogue in the behavioral sciences. The initiative honours the polymath Daniel Bernoulli (1700-1782) who contributed greatly to conceptions of utility and risk that are central to Psychology, Economics, and related disciplines.

The Bernoulli Lectures for the Behavioral Sciences honour researchers who have contributed significantly to the development of the behavioural sciences.


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