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The Situation of the Voting Booth

The Situation of the Voting Booth | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Stanford University Press Release (2008): What would you say influenced your voting decisions in the most recent local or national election? Political preferences? A much more subtle and arbitrary factor may also play a role—the particular type of polling location in which you happen to vote.

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Less knowledge, more power: Uninformed can be vital to democracy, study finds

Less knowledge, more power: Uninformed can be vital to democracy, study finds | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Contrary to the ideal of a completely engaged electorate, individuals who have the least interest in a specific outcome can actually be vital to achieving a democratic consensus.
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