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Brexit, Trump And ‘Post-Truth’: The Science Of How We Become Entrenched In Our Views

Thursday, January 5, 2017 22:22
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from The Conversation

– this post authored by Kris De Meyer, King’s College London

Finally a new year is here after the most politically divisive 12 months in a very long time. In the UK, Brexit shattered dreams and friendships. In the US, the polarisation was already huge, but a bitter election campaign made the divisions even deeper. Political rhetoric doesn’t persuade evenly. It splits and polarises public opinion.

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