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How physiology drives populist politics and the financial markets.
Elesa Zehndorfer Ph.D.
Disappointing midterm results may have blunted your testosterone and dopamine levels, and boosted stress chemicals—and that can harm your investing decisions.
How is a Soviet-era mind control technique playing a central role in Russia's invasion of Ukraine? And might you have encountered it already today?
An interview with Life After Hate CEO, Sammy Rangel, a trailblazer in the fight against white supremacy.
Chronicling the hard-hitting work of Life After Hate CEO Sammy Rangel.
Part 1: In an unstable political era, the work of anti-hate group Life After Hate has never been more urgent.
Political satire lets us laugh at politics, which can ultimately lead to powerful political engagement and resistance.
Record levels of partisanship have contributed to the longest government shutdown in US history. Here's the science behind partisanship and what it means for politics.
Science tells us a fascinating story about why they should train like athletes if they want to minimize their risk of burnout and addictions.
Brexit: from boom to bust. How a 585-page document squashed a charisma-fuelled, populist dream.
Former Silicon Valley giants recently united to alert us to the addictive, anti-democratic dangers of Facebook, Google, and Twitter. Here's what you need to know.
How can physiology theory help us to understand the recent spate of pre-midterm election violence in the U.S.? And why might the opioid crisis be making it worse?
Researchers suspect that powerful storms can cause the stock market to tank. When Hurricane Michael made landfall last week, it offered a unique chance to test the theory.
Elesa Zehndorfer, Ph.D., is a researcher and the author of Evolution, Politics and Charisma: Why Populists Win and The Physiology of Emotional and Irrational Investing.