politics

Elephants Are Red, Donkeys Are Blue, Genetics Can Influence Politics, Too

June 05, 2012
As Americans approach the elections this November, discussions of what influences economic and political preferences abound. Pundits use factors like income, gender, and education level to make predictions on how people will vote. But do they ever consider genetics in making their predictions? Maybe they should...
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Selected to Elect?

July 23, 2008
On the heels of his previous paper finding that participating in political activities such as voting is influenced in part by genes, political scientist James Fowler and his graduate student...
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