September 5, 2012
Conservative and Liberal Brains Are Just Different
Researchers found that liberals and conservatives have different
brain structures, different physiological responses to stimuli, and
activate different neural mechanisms when confronted with similar
situations, according to 13 peer-reviewed scientific studies
summarized by ProCon.org.
Some reported differences studies named included the following:
conservatives spend more time looking at unpleasant images and
liberals spend more time looking at pleasant images; conservatives
have stronger motivations than liberals to preserve purity and
cleanliness; and liberals have more tolerance to uncertainty while
conservatives have more sensitivity to fear.
To read the ProCon.org article, click here.
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