Monday, April 9, 2012
Just As We Suspected
"... [P]olitical conservatism may be a process consequence of low-effort thought; when effortful, deliberate thought is disengaged, endorsement of conservative ideology increases." -- from the abstract for "Low-Effort Thought Promotes Political Conservatism," a paper published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin by Scott Eidelman, Christian Crandall, Jeffrey Goodman, and John Blanchar, University of Arkansas. (h/t HuffPo)
Of course, there was this, also.