Bob Froehlich, Julia Minton, and I will discuss whether our politics are governed, or at least heavily influenced, by genetics.  There have been some studies which suggest at least a connection, though I have a long list of questions and I think there’s a bit of oversimplification of the ideologies themselves, let alone the psychology of them.  Still, these are interesting studies.

Here’s a link to the MoJo article which inspired the topic.

A Discovery article with a different emphasis.

Psychology Today.

This one looks at brain morphology.

And this article combines the above-mentioned studies and a few other items.

All Things Reconsidered, on KMUD, this Thursday at 7:00 p.m.  Call-in format.

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