Learning from the Opposition Anthony Fowler, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago William Howell, Harris School of Public Policy and Department of Political Science, University of Chicago
Abstract: These are polarized times, we are told, ones in which learning and persuasion across party lines are nearly impossible. A number of influential studies report that Americans have become so partisan that they respond negatively to arguments advanced by their political opponents, eager to differentiate themselves from people with whom they...
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Today, we are all Babushkas: Introducing the Bayesian model of identity integration
Roxane de la Sablonnière Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Montreal
Samuel Mérineau PhD Student, University of Montreal
Abstract: We live in a new, contagious and threatening world. Covid-19 continues to spread across borders and nations. In response to this threat, people need to modify their current ways of living. These changes are profoundly interwind with our concept of who we are. As such, changing our lives...