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Thursday, February 2, 2017
Antidote for partisanship? In science, curiosity seems to work
In a study slated for publication in the journal Advances in Political Psychology, a Yale research team led by Professor Dan Kahan found that people who are curious about science are less polarized in their views on contentious issues than less-curious peers.
“It’s a well-established finding that most people prefer to read or otherwise be exposed to information that fits rather than challenges their political preconceptions,” said research team leader Dan Kahan, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and professor of psychology at Yale Law School. “This is called the echo-chamber effect.”
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