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Newt: Everyone's Glad I'm Staying In--We're Not Broke Either

birtherjoeA Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 6:11 AM
a study published in the journal "Psychological Science" showed that children who score low on intelligence tests gravitate toward socially conservative political views in adulthood--perhaps because conservative ideologies stress "structure and order" that make it easier to understand a complicated world. People endorse conservative ideology more when they have to give a first or fast response," the study's lead author, University of Arkansas psychologist Dr. Scott Eidelman, said in a written statement released by the university. Does the finding suggest that conservatives are lazy thinkers? "Not quite," Dr. Eidelman said. "Our research shows that low-effort thought promotes political conservatism, not that political conservatives use lo