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Know-it-all neuroscientist explains Trump’s election victory to the rest of us

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Alex Gamma points us to the latest atrocity of pseudo-science in the popular press: There’s a horrible piece in “Scientific American” arguing that knowing some neuroscience explains the results of the election, in particuar why people voted for Trump (https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/mind-guest-blog/trump-s-victory-and-the-neuroscience-of-rage/) It says things like “To understand this election you must understand the brain’s threat detection mechanism”, or “This neuroscience perspective…
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