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Psychological Explanation of Punitiveness

Donald Trump would not be US president without the votes of many, including Obamacare enrollees and immigrants, who are likely to find themselves worse off because of his policies. To some Democrat supporters, this widespread voting against self-interests can seem impossible to understand. To Molly Crockett, a neuroscientist and experimental psychologist at Oxford University, it…

via The psychology of punishment is key to why people vote against their own interests, says an Oxford neuroscientist — Quartz

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