Archives for November, 2012

Why are False Allegations so Popular on the Internet? Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham

Why are false allegations so popular on the internet?   Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham   The internet, not just twitter, seems to abound with false rumours and malicious gossip, but is their popularity testament to a fundamental tendency of believing in the bogus?   Given most people already know the web is brimming with […]

Why the US Presidential Election Result will upset you – whoever wins.

Why the US Presidential election result will upset you – whoever wins.   Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham   Which candidate attracted your support during the 2012 US Presidential ballot?   The hype surrounding election campaigning hinges on the argument that if the opponent triumphs, it will be cataclysmic for the nation. So when a […]