In the age of populism, rigid minds are attracted by extremes | Curio

In the age of populism, rigid minds are attracted by extremes

6 mins | Nov 21, 2019

Why listening to contrarian arguments can help us to become more adaptable. Research by the University of Cambridge suggests people with extreme political opinions, may perform poorly in cognitive flexibility, or in other words, the brain's ability to transition between different thoughts. Anjana Ahuja writing in the Financial Times analyses the results.

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From Financial Times