Recent research shows that genetics as well as environment contribute to our political opinions. Social and political psychologist Rose McDermott of Brown University, a Stanford CASBS fellow, explains the biological foundations of ideology, how conservative and liberals react to each other’s scent, and much more.
“Ideology in our Genes: The Biological Basis for Political Traits” was given on July 19, 02016 as part of The Long Now Foundation’s “Conversations at The Interval” Salon Talks. These hour long talks are recorded live at The Interval, our bar, cafe, & museum in San Francisco. Since 02014 this series has presented artists, authors, entrepreneurs, scientists (and more) taking a long-term perspective on subjects like art, design, history, nature, technology, and time. To follow the talks, you can:
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