Political Psychology

I think this is a very telling look inside the psyche of how people vote and acquire political beliefs.

Over at the Monkey Cage, David Park translates a bit. “If a Republican were to hear a negative story about a Democratic candidate,” he writes, “his impression of the Democratic candidate becomes worse. However, when it is revealed that the information was false, his opinion of the Democratic candidate does not return to its initial state, instead his belief lies somewhere between the initial state and the false state.”


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