Politically polarized brains share an intolerance of uncertainty

Since the 1950s, political scientists have theorized that political polarization—increased numbers of "political partisans" who view the world with an ideological bias—is associated with an inability to tolerate uncertainty ...

Want to unite the country? Learn to argue better

Political polarization among Americans has been escalating for a decade, with some 30% of both Democrats and Republicans now holding the view that the other party poses a threat to the nation's very well-being. A divisive ...

Researchers find broad impacts from political polarization

Political polarization is having far-reaching impacts on American life, harming consumer welfare and creating challenges for people ranging from elected officials and policymakers to corporate executives and marketers.

Partisan polarization helps Congress pass bills: study

While political polarization in the United States is the worst it has been in years, new research from Michigan State University and the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research suggests that having a partisan—and ...

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