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Posts tagged politics

June 6, 2017

 

It's a surprising and interesting discovery that the brain's response to images unrelated to politics can be used to discern a subject's political beliefs.

This Is Your Brain On Politics

Neuroscientists are studying the way people's political beliefs are related to how they express their emotions.

May 21, 2012

 

Trees used for lumber retain much more carbon than those used for cooking or paper production.

When A Tree Falls In The Woods

When it comes to carbon emissions, not all felled trees are created equal.

November 1, 2010

 

Are Your Political Views Genetic?

A new study suggests that a 'liberal gene' may have a role in determining your political views!

November 1, 2010

 

Why Do Political Attack Ads Work?

People often complain that political attack ads are unfair and mean but the truth is... they work.

March 4, 2008

 

Born Leaders, Born Liars

Americans have a long and august history of political representation, and just as long a history of mud-slinging. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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