Our world outsmarts us
How does the 'red-blue' divide play out in our brains? New research might have the answer. In this piece for Scientific American, journalist Lydia Denworth aims to determine the science behind our own political behaviours. Analysing the work from political neuroscientists and psychologists, she explores whether we define the concept of partisanship, or of it defines us. This story was originally published in Scientific American in October 2020.