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    How You Can Be a Less Politically Polarizing Person

    Partisanship doesn’t just affect moral and perceptual judgments—even cold, quantitative reasoning can’t escape its pull. A 2013 study showed that “people with high numeracy skills were unable to reason analytically when the correct answer collided with their political beliefs.”Image by Mushki Brichta / Wikicommons One night last month at Union Hall, a bar in Brooklyn, […]