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Wednesday September 4th, 2019 evening edition

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People with lower emotional intelligence are more likely to hold right-wing views, study finds.

New research from Belgium provides evidence that deficits in emotion understanding and emotion management are related to right-wing and prejudiced attitudes.

“I have a lifelong interest in political psychology and in political ideology in particular.

“Many scholars have investigated the cognitive basis of ideology in general, and right-wing ideological attitudes in particular.

In the present study, we wanted to investigate if a similar relationship would exist for emotional abilities.”.

In two studies, the researchers assessed the emotional abilities and political ideology of 983 Belgian undergraduate students.

Emotional ability was measured with three tests: the Situational Test of Emotional Understanding, the Situational Test of Emotion Management, and the Geneva Emotion Recognition Test. »

Warren Climate Plan Would Reverse Trump Tax Cuts for Rich to Help Fund Transition to 100% Renewable Energy

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"One of the most important of these ideas is the urgent need to decarbonize key sectors of our economy.

The senator outlined the broad goals of her clean energy plan, which calls for $3 trillion in federal investment:.

Warren's clean energy plan was unveiled Tuesday as part of the Massachusetts senator's overall climate platform, which is detailed on her website. »

‘Pacific Rim’ Writer Travis Beacham Wanted to Travel to the Other Side of the Rift in Sequels

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While director Guillermo del Toro‘s lavish Kaiju movie was noticeably divisive online, it was embraced worldwide and became a modest box-office hit.

A disappointment for any fan of the original movie, especially considering del Toro delivers the goods with sequels — Hellboy II: The Golden Army and Blade II.

I talked to Guillermo about it early on, because there were a ton of crazy ideas for where it could go. »