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Liberal and Conservative BRAINS

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/740517?src=mpnews&spon=12

Turns out that Liberals have more grey matter in the anterior cingulate cortex, making it possible to hold opposing views and consider subjects in complex ways, whereas conservatives have bigger amygdalas giving rise to greater fear and disgust responses, and also more religious thinking.
Tags: brain, conservatism, culture, fear, isms, liberals, nervous system, politics, psych, religion
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