No, Professors Aren't Discriminating Against Conservative Students
A major study led by a lifelong Republican debunks this popular right-wing talking point.
Candidates Who Explain Progressive Policies via Conservative Principles Could Be Uniquely Persuasive
New research finds that voters are more likely to support a liberal candidate whose rhetoric reflects conservative values.
Why Progressive Cities in Conservative States Are Losing Their Political Influence
State lawmakers are increasingly using tactics that suppress progressive legislation being passed in metropolitan areas.
Turns Out Liberals and Conservatives Mainly Follow the Same News Sources
New research finds substantial overlaps in where liberals and conservatives get their news.
Viewfinder: Donald Trump Speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference
President Donald Trump hugged the United States flag during CPAC 2019.
Many Conservatives Only Trust Government When Their Party Is in Power
New research finds that liberals' confidence in government is not affected by the party affiliation of the president. That's not true of the right.
Liberals Are More Willing Than Conservatives to Donate Organs
In a small Australian study, conservative students reported higher levels of disgust, and more concern about "bodily integrity," than their left-leaning counterparts.
How to Convince a Conservative That Climate Change Is Real
New research points to the benefits of first establishing the value of science in general.
Beyond Red and Blue: America's Seven Political Tribes
New research finds a majority of Americans are tired of political polarization, and are looking for compromise.
Conservatives and Liberals Have Differing Mental Images of God
Americans' divergent conceptions of the supreme being's face reflect our egocentrism, and reveal our emotional needs.
Conservatives' Love of Nostalgia Can Be Used to Promote Liberal Values
New research offers leftists a clever way to appeal to those on the right.
Showing Conservatives the Scientific Consensus on Climate Change Can Shift Their Views on the Issue
Our deep-seated desire to conform to social norms can override ideologically based skepticism.
Who is More Anti-Science: Conservatives or Liberals?
It turns out we all have at least one thing in common.