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By Chris Mooney

Bestselling writer Chris Mooney makes use of state-of-the-art study to provide an explanation for the psychology in the back of why today’s Republicans reject reality—it's simply a part of who they are.

From weather switch to evolution, the rejection of mainstream technology between Republicans is starting to be, as is the denial of professional consensus at the financial system, American historical past, international coverage and lots more and plenty extra. Why will not Republicans settle for issues that almost all specialists agree on? Why are they continually combating opposed to the facts?

Science author Chris Mooney explores mind scans, polls, and psychology experiments to give an explanation for why conservatives at the present time think extra mistaken issues; seem more most probably than Democrats to oppose new rules and less prone to swap their ideals within the face of recent proof; and infrequently reply to compelling facts by means of doubling down on their present ideals.  

  • Goes past the traditional claims approximately lack of expertise or company malfeasance to find the true, clinical the explanation why Republicans reject the commonly authorised findings of mainstream technology, economics, and history—as good as many indisputable coverage evidence (e.g., there have been no “death panels” within the wellbeing and fitness care bill).
  • Explains that the political events mirror character characteristics and mental needs—with Republicans extra wedded to walk in the park, Democrats to novelty—and this is often the basis of our divide over reality.
  • Written via the writer of The Republican struggle on Science, which used to be the 1st and nonetheless the main influential publication to examine conservative rejection of medical facts. however the rejection of technology is simply the beginning…

Certain to spark dialogue and debate, The Republican Brain additionally delivers so as to add to the long checklist of persuasive clinical findings that Republicans reject and deny.

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