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The Smarter You Are, The Stupider You Are?

Posted November 6th, 2013 by admin and filed in Uncategorized

Does prejudice out-trump brain power? A new study at Yale suggests that bias on a subject (especially political) may influence one’s ability to think analytically. Dan M. Kahan looked at people analyzing¬† statistical problems based on political subjects and found that they were more likely to let their biases incorrectly interpret statistical data no matter if the person was liberal or conservative. Check out the source for more.

Source:  http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2013/11/01/242138044/the-smarter-you-are-the-stupider-you-are

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