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I got issues: why did some people vote for Trump? A summary

Let’s summarize what we’ve learned from my very own digest of some socio-neuro studies attempting to pin down why people might have voted for Trump: The Dunning-Kruger Effect.┬áThis one was fun, wasn’t it? Because once a writer, i.e., me, got … Continue reading

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I got issues: Why did people vote for Trump? Terror management

Reason Three Why Someone Might Have Voted for Trump: Terror Management Theory This one seems logical but doesn’t particularly excite me. Nor does it explain why some people can be driven to terror by a demagogic fool, a cartoon character. … Continue reading

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