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Thursday, April 26, 2012
Facial theory of politics
I wanted to pass on this piece by Leonard Mlodinow to continue the thread started in previousposts (also, click on 'faces' in the blog categories in the left column). He points to work suggesting that voters, regardless of issues and ideology, unconsciously favor the candidate that seems to radiate competence and most 'looks the part.'