Here’s my “Political Polarization is about Feelings, not Facts,” at . Please take a look!
Seems like a good time to have these conversations.
APA member Robert Talisse (Vanderbilt University) on political polarization.
"Diversifying your media diet could help to prevent group polarization, but it may not reverse the polarization once it has taken effect." OUP author, , on the polarization of #politics
Political polarization seeps through our public discourse. But where does it come from? prof. discusses the emotional roots of polariz. in his piece. Talisse also served on the advisory brd of the HCPL project.
Poss of interest, recent stuff on More Democracy Isn’t Better Democracy Can Be Overdone Polarization is about Feelings Partisan Divide Creates Different Americas
Political polarization is about feelings, not facts
Excellent piece on polarization by
I'm looking forward to reading this book when it comes out: Political polarization is about feelings, not facts via
I'm looking forward to new book, Overdoing Democracy. He's got a sneak preview in "When you talk only to those you agree with, or listen only to news that affirms your opinions, you become more radical in your beliefs."
Recent stuff on : Why More Democracy Isn’t Better Democracy Can Be Overdone Political Polarization is about Feelings, Not Facts Partisan Divide Creates Different Americas
Research suggests that the American public is actually no more divided now over actual policy than it was 30 years ago. So what’s causing our extreme #polarization? Read here.
"Polarization isn’t about where you get your news or how politicians are divided – it’s about how a person’s political identity is wrapped up with almost everything they do" argues via #FutureOfDemocracy
"No easy fix" indeed, when the challenge is one of identity, and especially when the fight is about the identity of a nation that argued itself into existence by insisting on the value of a place where individuals could decide their own identities.
Political polarization is about feelings, not facts | People radicalize in concert with like-minded others due to the mutual affirmation of a shared identity. This behavior intensifies their shared attitudes, including a negative view of outsiders.
ICYMI, I wrote a piece last month for about the affective basis of polarization....
"Research suggests that, although the major U.S. parties are severely polarized along the first two dimensions, the American public is no more divided now over policy than it was 30 years ago." [email protected]
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Apparently this piece on the emotional roots of partisan polarization is getting some play again....
Political polarization is about feelings, not facts via
"Once group polarization has taken effect on a person, they tend to regard the expression of opposing viewpoints as an attack on their identity, and this affirms their negative attitude toward their political opposition" via
Political polarization is about feelings, not facts via