Is Political Ideology Determined by One’s Biology?

It’s been theorized that biology plays as much a part, if not more, in our political beliefs than our upbringing and experiences do. John Hibbing’s Political Physiology Laboratory at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been putting this theory to the test. “We know,” says Hibbing, “that liberals and conservatives are really deeply different on a variety of things. It runs from their tastes, to their cognitive patterns—how they think about things, what they pay attention to—to their physical Read more […]