November 5, 2012
Why Genes Don't Predict Voting Behavior
Charney & English, Scientific American
Dozens of studies in the past few years have linked single genes to whether a person is liberal or conservative, has a strong party affiliation or is likely to vote reguarly. The discipline of “genopolitics” has grabbed headlines as a result, but is the claim that a few genes influence political views and actions legitimate?
We don't think so.
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