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Republican Elephant and Democratic Donkey symbols

August 26, 2022

UIC researchers’ video named a top intervention to address toxic polarization

Experiment aimed to reduce Americans’ anti-democratic attitudes, partisan animosity and support for political violence

Republican Elephant and Democratic Donkey symbols

August 4, 2022

Study examines voters’ threshold for transgressions by political candidates

UIC researchers explore voters’ decisions when they learn their favored candidates have committed moral transgressions

Scrabble tiles spelling out "denial"

September 19, 2017

Science denial not limited to political right

Liberals, conservatives equally motivated to deny information to fit attitudes

Republican Elephant and Democratic Donkey symbols

April 25, 2017

Political left, right similarly motivated to avoid rival views

Ideological information bubbles conquer financial incentives

Republican Elephant and Democratic Donkey symbols

January 9, 2017

Moralistic thinking on political left, right not so different

Examines attitudes on same-sex-marriage, Keystone XL oil pipeline