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Voter behavior influenced by hot weather

Political rebellions and riots have been associated with warmer weather, but until now, there has been little research on its potential influence on peaceful and democratic political behavior. A new study, published in the ...

dateAug 16, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Does a candidate's religion matter to voters?

Religion is sometimes used as shorthand to define a political candidate's views—"evangelical" and "antiabortion" may be considered interchangeable. But a new analysis by political scientists at the University of Houston ...

dateJul 12, 2017 in Social Sciences
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The hidden psychology behind voting behaviour

With less than a week to go before American voters are asked to choose between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in arguably the most important US presidential election in a generation, scientists and psychologists are shedding ...

dateNov 08, 2016 in Social Sciences
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