Brain Scans Can Predict Your Politica...

Brain Scans Can Predict Your Political Ideology

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East Stroudsburg, PA

#1 Feb 19, 2013

'The study, which examined the brain activity of 35 men and 47 women registered as either Democrat or Republican, found no difference in the amount of risk people of each political persuasion were willing to take on during a gambling game. But the way the brain processed risk worked differently between the groups, with Republicans showing more activity in an area linked with reward, fear and risky decisions and Democrats showing more activity in a spot related to processing emotion and internal body cues.'

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