Differences between Liberal and Conservative brain structure

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    Using data from MRI scans, researchers at the University College London found that self-described liberals have a larger anterior cingulate cortex--a gray matter of the brain associated with understanding complexity. Meanwhile, self-described conservatives are more likely to have a larger amygdala, an almond-shaped area that is associated with fear and anxiety.

    Will President Obama and the House GOP ever agree? Science suggests no - Yahoo! News
     
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    More idiocy in the name of science. How stupid are you to even post this?
     
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    This? Again?

    Can't..............

    stop..............

    laughing!
     
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    You obviously wouldn't understand the complexity of what I posted. I don't blame you though.
     
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    You're just jealous because the voices only talk to me.
     
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    Really?

    Did you know that every single study that purported to prove something like this has been debunked by scientists? I particularly love this part of your link.

    Who do you think has more problems understanding the complexity of the links you post?

    Me, who actually reads them, or you, who stops at the headlines?
     
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    LOL, I love that you're getting so worked up over this.

    What exactly is your issue with the quoted portion? That Colin Firth commissioned it?
     
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    i think it's the part where the lead researcher said, and i'm paraphrasing here, that the study doesn't mean shit. :thup:

    at least, i found it mildly amusing
     
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    Does this mean that right wingers are victims and entitled to disability or something?
     
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