Questions tagged [psychology]

Questions about political psychology, an interdisciplinary field that relates psychology to political behavior.

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Are there research results on what makes people in established democracies believe in election fraud?

One might assume that ballots and vote counts come close to an absolute truth, that large-scale election fraud is nearly impossible in stable and wealthy democratic countries: Public observers and ...
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What is the pyschology behind the "Silent Majority" claim?

According to Wikipedia, President Nixon used this phrase to refer to a majority of Americans who did not go on a demonstration against the Vietnam war. In any democracy, I believe, there are always ...