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Anger motivates people to vote, study shows

Though pundits and candidates suggest there is too much anger in politics, the emotion does have a potential benefit—it significantly motivates citizens to vote, according to a University of Michigan study.

dateJun 08, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Anger makes people want things more

Anger is an interesting emotion for psychologists. On the one hand, it's negative, but then it also has some of the features of positive emotions. For a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Associ ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Anger drives support for wartime presidents

It's no secret that Americans tend to throw their support behind a sitting U.S. president when the nation is thrust into a war or other potentially violent conflict with a foreign foe - a phenomenon known ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Social Sciences
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