Study: Political Extremists Are the Least Likely to Doubt Their Views
New research finds those who hold the most extreme views on hot-button issues are also the most convinced of the superiority of those beliefs.
Conservatives' Politics of Fear a Biological Response
Researchers looking at how we fixate on threats uncover more evidence of a biological component to the red-blue divide.
How Moammar Gadhafi Lashes Out At Western Governments to Distract Lybians At Home
"Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!" shout embattled Middle Eastern potentates grasping for a second lease on life by playing the "Wag the Dog" card.
More Discussion Will Not Find Consensus on Controversial Topics
Talking out our differences on controversial scientific and technological issues may be just the wrong way to reach agreement, new research suggests.
Voters in the Middle See Representatives Leapfrog to Edges
Americans hoping to triangulate their votes to chart a course between the extremes of ideology find their representatives are sailing even faster to the fringes.