Neuroscience study finds political attitudes can influence how the brain responds to information
Neuroscience study finds political attitudes can influence how the brain responds to information

Neuroimaging research provides new insights into the neural underpinnings of how information is interpreted differently by conservatives and liberals.The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found differences in activity in a key brain region among conservatives and liberals who watched an identical set of videos about immigration policy.“I think most of us have seen some demonstration of this phenomenon, or even witnessed in real life — show the same news footage to people with different political affiliations, and they ‘see’ something different,” said rese…

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