Study Maps Activity of Swing Voters' Brains What happens in your brain when you think about politics? Researchers are using fMRI brain-imaging techniques to look at how swing voters react when exposed to the current crop of presidential candidates. Can maps of brain activity provide clues to how voters will act in the polling booth?
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Study Maps Activity of Swing Voters' Brains

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Study Maps Activity of Swing Voters' Brains

Study Maps Activity of Swing Voters' Brains

Study Maps Activity of Swing Voters' Brains

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What happens in your brain when you think about politics? Researchers are using fMRI brain imaging techniques to look at how swing voters react when exposed to the current crop of presidential candidates. Can maps of brain activity provide clues to how voters will act in the polling booth?

Guest:

Joshua Freedman, neuropsychiatrist, UCLA Medical Center; co-founder of FKF Applied Research