Thursday, December 30, 2010

Political views 'hard-wired' into your brain

Tories may be born not made, claims a study that suggests people with right wing views have a larger area of the brain associated with fear.

Political views 'hard-wired' into your brain
The brains of MPs and students were examined Photo: CORBIS
5:00PM GMT 28 Dec 2010
Scientists have found that people with conservative views have brains with larger amygdalas, almond shaped areas in the centre of the brain often associated with anxiety and emotions. More here.

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