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Affective Intelligence and Political Judgment

  title={Affective Intelligence and Political Judgment},
  author={G. E. Marcus and W. Neuman and Michael B. Mackuen},
  • G. E. Marcus, W. Neuman, Michael B. Mackuen
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Although the rational choice approach toward political behavior has been severely criticized, its adherents claim that competing models have failed to offer a more scientific model of political decisionmaking. This measured but provocative book offers precisely that: an alternative way of understanding political behavior based on cognitive research. The authors draw on research in neuroscience, physiology, and experimental psychology to conceptualize habit and reason as two mental states that… CONTINUE READING
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