Solution aversion: On the relation between ideology and motivated disbelief.

@article{Campbell2014SolutionAO,
  title={Solution aversion: On the relation between ideology and motivated disbelief.},
  author={Troy H. Campbell and Aaron C. Kay},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={107 5},
  pages={
          809-24
        }
}
There is often a curious distinction between what the scientific community and the general population believe to be true of dire scientific issues, and this skepticism tends to vary markedly across groups. For instance, in the case of climate change, Republicans (conservatives) are especially skeptical of the relevant science, particularly when they are compared with Democrats (liberals). What causes such radical group differences? We suggest, as have previous accounts, that this phenomenon is… CONTINUE READING
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