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Replication study contradicts claim that conservatives have stronger physiological responses to threats than liberals
For years, a study from 2008 that claimed that conservative people have stronger physiological reactions to threatening stimuli than those who express liberal views, has been widely quoted. A replication study, led by the University of Amsterdam, now shows that there is no evidence for this claim. The results of this new study have been published in Nature Human Behaviour.