Mitt Romney’s face looks different to Republicans and Democrats

Though attitudes are known to influence how people perceive events and objects when information gaps cause ambiguity, this finding was surprising because the research participants had potentially been exposed to 40,000 election commercials between April 2012 and the vote.\”That our attitudes could bias something that we\’re exposed to so frequently is an amazing biasing effect,\” said Russell Fazio, professor of psychology at The Ohio State University and senior author of the study. \”It suggests that people may not just interpret political information about a candidate to fit their opinion, but that they may construct a political world in which they literally see candidates differently.\”The scientists asked research participants to compare multiple pairs of subtly different images of Romney\’s face and select which looked the most like him. After this task, researchers measured participants\’ political preferences.

via Mitt Romney’s face looks different to Republicans and Democrats.

Enough 14 -

- Its time to revolt! - -

Doña Dulcinea

The Sun Shines Behind The Clouds Through The Raindrops Falling On My Head

Socialist Action

In Solidarity With Workers and the Oppressed Everywhere

Richardson Reports

News you can't get anywhere else....

nuclear-news

The News That Matters about the Nuclear Industry Fukushima Chernobyl Mayak Three Mile Island Atomic Testing Radiation Isotope

AGR Daily News

Quaker Inspired, Evidence Based, Art And Science Of Sustainable Health Plus Success - How To Create Heaven On Earth - Education For Seventh Generation Rainbow Warriors

Observer

People and Trends

Patribotics

Louise Mensch, National Security Journalism

Angry White Men

Tracking White Supremacy

Tina Ngata

Dismantling Frameworks of Domination, Rematriating Ways of Being.

SKWAWKBOX

News, politics, insights, inside information from the left

Mike Rothschild

Conspiracy theory researcher and debunker

caged but undaunted

stanley l cohen

IPNOT GLOBAL

We are a group of grassroots activists from all over the world. Palestine Unites Us. News about Palestine and its supporters worldwide

settler colonial studies blog

A blog for the advancement of settler colonial studies

Longreads

The best longform stories on the web

%d bloggers like this: