Study: Conservatives Have Larger \’Fear Centers\’ in Their Brains | | AlterNet

“A study at University College London in the UK has found that conservatives’ brains have larger amygdalas than the brains of liberals. Amygdalas are responsible for fear and other ‘primitive’ emotions. At the same time, conservatives’ brains were also found to have a smaller anterior cingulate — the part of the brain responsible for courage and optimism.” Senators Jon Boehner and Mitch McConnell must have been the prime participants/subjects in this study.

via Study: Conservatives Have Larger \’Fear Centers\’ in Their Brains | | AlterNet.

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