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Leavers and Remainers After Brexit: More United Than Divided After All?

  title={Leavers and Remainers After Brexit: More United Than Divided After All?},
  author={Paul H. P. Hanel and Lukas J. Wolf},
  journal={British Journal of Social Psychology},
Since the British “Brexit referendum” in 2016, tensions between ‘leave’ and ‘remain’ voters have been growing. Using a novel analytical approach based on the full distribution of responses rather than their arithmetic means, Study 1 ( N =1,506) showed on average 90% of overlap among Leavers and Remainers across a range of important variables. Even on the variables that are commonly used to illustrate how Leavers and Remainers differ (e.g., prejudice against immigrants), the amount of overlap… 

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