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Study: Liberal And Conservative Brains Process Information Differently

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Exploring the neurobiology of politics, scientists have found that liberals tolerate ambiguity and conflict better than conservatives because of how their brains work.

Scientists at New York University and UCLA showed through a simple experiment to be reported Monday in the journal Nature Neuroscience that political orientation is related to differences in how the brain processes information.

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