Sunday, September 09, 2007

Political affiliation could be all in the brain

For a long time I've felt that political science is just a branch of psychopathology. Now it appears that technology is approaching the point that political science can be studied by techniques of neuroscience:

Political affiliation could be all in the brain
A brain scan might one day predict your voting patterns. That is the implication of a study that found different brain activity among liberals and conservatives asked to carry out a simple button-pushing test. The study implies that our political diversity may be the result of neurological differences.


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