Family & Lifestyle

Political Beliefs

The Matt Townsend Show
  • May 6, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 31:47

Jonas Kaplan, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor at the Brian and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California. He is also the Co-Director of the Dornsife Cognitive Neuroimaging Center at USC. He is a cognitive neuroscientist who uses functional brain imaging to study how the brain makes meaning of the world. They say to never to talk about politics and religion in the workplace.  Is this for a good reason?  A study done by the University of Southern California explains why conversations get heated when people talk about politics and when their personal beliefs are challenged.  Jonas Kaplan shares his research.