Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism

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    Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism

    Bright Minds and Dark Attitudes

    Low IQ & Conservative Beliefs Linked to Prejudice | Racism, Bias & Politics | Right-Wing and Left-Wing Ideology | LiveScience
     
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    Then why is it you liberals who keep repeating the same threads over and over? doesnt sound very smart to me.
     
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    It's a rehash of the same spinning all over again. The old, if you repeat a lie often enough ruse, some are wired to fall for it. :dunno:
     
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    With what Republicans are doing to teachers and education funding, sadly the Klan may rise again.
     
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    You mean making education about the children and not the unions?

    Yeah, that's really going to cause the Klan to rise again. That is typically what happens when Democrats get angry.
     
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    Between you and Vampiric ya both spin so much each of you alone could create a class 5 tornado. God forbid you two ever meet in person, the devastation would be catastrophic.
     
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    I was reading an interesting article that looked at the differences in brain structure between samples of people who identified themselves as liberal and people who identified as conserative. The study indicates that conservatives have larger amygdalas while liberals have larger anterior cingulate cortexes.

    The amygdala is involved with memory and processing emotional reactions. This suggest that conservatives are more efficient at processing threats.

    The anterior cingulate cortex is involved with several autonomic functions, such as regulating blood pressure and heart rate, as well as rational cognitive functions like reward anticipation, decision-making, empathy and emotion. This means that liberals may be more efficient at managing conflicting information

    Current Biology - Political Orientations Are Correlated with Brain Structure in Young Adults

    This study says that liberals, on average, have higher IQ's than conservatives:

    Why Liberals and Atheists Are More Intelligent
     
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    I wonder how much of our hard earned money was spent by this bigot to prove to himself that his hate was legitimate?

    good lord, how the hell did any of us ever get out of HS let alone get any degree on the planet?

    The fact that leftist fall for this bigotry just goes to show how sheep like they really are.
     
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    The studies aren't saying that conservatives are particularly dumb. They simply indicate that, on average, liberals are smarter.
     

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