Why do people believe weird things? June 30, Åsa Wikforss gave a talk about Resisting the facts: Is it irrational, in a Talk Series on Conspiracy Theories & Rationality.
August 23-25 at Stockholm University, Albano, all interested are welcome to attend the cross-disciplinary conference organized by the research program Knowledge Resistance: Causes, Consequences and Cures, featuring talks by international scholars from… Read More »Conference on Knowledge Resistance in High-Choice information Environments
Wikforss was interviewed about her Knowledge Resistance program in the blog Imperfect Cognitions – a Blog on delusions, memory distortions, confabulations, biases and irrational beliefs. “Importantly, knowledge resistance involves psychological mechanisms… Read More »Interview with Åsa Wikforss
Åsa Wikforss gave a talk at the online workshop Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Motivated Cognition in Munich the 22nd of February. The Workshop was organized by the Center for Advanced Studies at… Read More »Wikforss gave a talk at the workshop Interdisciplinary Perspectives On Motivated Cognition
Kathrin Glüer-Pagin and Åsa Wikforss presented a talk about knowledge resistance at Rutgers Epistemology Conference 2022. Program
April 7, Knowledge Resistance organized a workshop on the theme of conspiracy theories in Stockholm. The list of speakers was as follows: Daniel Cohnitz (philosophy), Utrecht University Gloria Origgi (philosophy), Jean Nicod,… Read More »Workshop on Conspiracy Theories
Kathrin Glüer-Pagin recently participated in Lund’s Filosofiska Föreningens last research seminar for the semester. Her talk was titled Reflections on Knowledge Resistance, Fact Polarization, and Motivated Reasoning. From the abstract:… Read More »Kathrin Glüer-Pagin in Lund
Åsa Wikforss recently gave a talk in Peritia’s lecture series [Un]Truths: Trust in an Age of Disinformation, on the topic of knowledge resistance. Among other things, the talk focused on… Read More »Wikforss on Knowledge Resistance at Peritia