Blog Post #6 – Reflection – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

a. What challenges did you overcome throughout this inquiry project? How did you go about overcoming these challenges? Ironically, many of the challenges that I faced throughout the making of this inquiry project were to do with confirmation bias, one Continue reading Blog Post #6 – Reflection – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Blog Post #5 – Inquiry Research Round #3 – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

What makes certain people predisposed to believing conspiracy theories? If you have read my previous post, you will know that I have already researched why people are drawn to conspiracy theories. In that post, I mentioned that humans are drawn Continue reading Blog Post #5 – Inquiry Research Round #3 – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Blog Post #4 – Inquiry Research Round #2 – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Why are people drawn to and create conspiracy theories? Conspiracy theories. In this current age, I would be quite confident saying that virtually everyone reading this knows what they are. Strange ideas, farfetched conclusions, “connect-the-dots” thinking. I would also be Continue reading Blog Post #4 – Inquiry Research Round #2 – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Blog Post #3 – Inquiry Research Round #1 – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

What are conspiracy theories and how can we identify false ones? Conspiracy theories are now all around us. The crazy notions, the absurd ideas, the disproven lies, together they help to plague our world, its people, and our understanding of Continue reading Blog Post #3 – Inquiry Research Round #1 – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Blog Post #2 – Inquiry Project Plan – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Hey everyone! This semester of Social Responsibility I have chosen to undertake another inquiry project. The question I will attempt to answer this time will be: “Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?” I find this question incredibly interesting and Continue reading Blog Post #2 – Inquiry Project Plan – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Blog Post #1 – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Why do people believe in conspiracy theories? This is a question of great interest to me due in large part to current events. As many of you may know, this tumultuous period in our lives, also known as the COVID-2019 Continue reading Blog Post #1 – Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Blog Post #6 – Reflection – What are social media’s effects on society and the people within it?

a. What challenges did you overcome throughout this inquiry project? How did you go about overcoming these challenges? Many of my troubles throughout this inquiry project were linked with the difficult premise of the idea; like many have mentioned, it Continue reading Blog Post #6 – Reflection – What are social media’s effects on society and the people within it?

Blog Post #5 – Inquiry Research Round #3 – What are social media’s effects on society and the people within it?

How has social media affected our communication skills and how we use them? In recent years, social media has changed many of the vital parts of being human – it has exploded in popularity and this change has been felt Continue reading Blog Post #5 – Inquiry Research Round #3 – What are social media’s effects on society and the people within it?

Blog Post #4 – Inquiry Research Round #2 – What are social media’s effects on society and the people within it?

How has social media affected our psyche? Like I mentioned in my first inquiry research round, social media has slowly transformed into an integral part of many of our lives. When we depend on social media applications to stay up-to-date Continue reading Blog Post #4 – Inquiry Research Round #2 – What are social media’s effects on society and the people within it?

Blog Post #3 – Inquiry Research Round #1 – What are social media’s effects on society and the people within it?

What is social media and what is its history? Most of us probably know what social media is. Heck, it is likely that the majority of us use it on a daily basis. For those of us who might not Continue reading Blog Post #3 – Inquiry Research Round #1 – What are social media’s effects on society and the people within it?