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People with extremist views less able to do complex mental tasks, research suggests – The Guardian

Cambridge University team say their findings could be used to spot people at risk from radicalisation

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PsychologyCambridge University team say their findings could be used to spot people at risk from radicalisation
Sun 21 Feb 2021 19.01 EST
Our brains hold clues for the ideologies we choose to live by, according to research, which has suggested that people who espouse extremist attitudes tend to perform poorly on complex mental tasks.
Researchers from the University of Cambridge sought to evaluate whether cognitive disposition differences in how information is perceived and processed sculpt ideological…

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