I am highlighting this because I see it as evidence that some people will take a finding that, on its face is neutral at worst, and turn it into a negative against conservatives. What Are You Looking At? Conservatives May Be Less Sensitive to Certain Social Cues: Scientific American I could see this as proof that conservatives are more observant, but the researchers seem to think it means they are less observant. How is seeing the dot faster evidence that they are paying less attention to anything? Especially since they are supposed to be looking for the dot?