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Challenging people's political views and values makes them think even harder and produce better arguments to defend themselves

Erisen, Cengiz, Redlawsk, David P. and Erisen, Elif (2017) Challenging people's political views and values makes them think even harder and produce better arguments to defend themselves. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (22 Sep 2017). Website.

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Abstract

To many, American politics and society seem more polarized than they have ever been. Why, then do people cling so tightly to their values, identities and attitudes? In new research, Cengiz Erisen, David P. Redlawsk, and Elif Erisen looked at the effects of presenting people with information that conflicted or refuted their own ideologies. They found that far from convincing ...

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2017/09/22/challe...
Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2017 11:29
Last Modified: 06 May 2020 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/84732

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