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Project: The relationship between political ideology and cognitive functioning measured by questionnaires, objective structured tasks and indicators of neurological activity

project duration
01-JAN-06 – 31-OCT-10
abstract
The aim of this project is to examine the relationship between political ideology and cognitive style. Various measures of cognitive style that are representative of those applied in previous studies are assessed. Need for Closure theory acts as a framework in order to compare these various cognitive styles. We will also study the neurological basis of ideological differences.