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Thursday, January 8, 2015

The NeuroScientific reasons you are "Lliberal and Conservative"

Nope...it's not a joke, but imagine the howl of outrage if you tell a Liberal that they are 'that way' purely because of a lack of bonding molecules in their brains, (oxytocin and vasopressin)  Then....conservatives are that way also because of an abundance of those chemicals. Wooo....I can see the pitchforks and baseball bats being picked up now!

Conservatives are more likely to be in a heterosexual relationship that supports reproduction. Further, their relationships last longer, and support a higher-yield model of reproduction (see Sociosexuality). This leads us to the proposal that the conservative "high reproductive yield" lifestyle is anchored by the functioning of the dopamine reward system and the associated neuropeptides known as the relationship "bonding" molecules: oxytocin and vasopressin. This may also be the reason that the conservatives report higher empathy levels for infants versus adults (soon to be reported on this web-site).
Dopamine, oxytocin, and vasopressin have been linked to parent-offspring bonding (Hansen, 1993, Febo, 2005, Bielsky, 2004) and monogamous relationships. Strong social bonds have only been observed in species where receptors for oxytocin and vasopressin are highly-expressed in the dopamine reward system.  (Source)

The question I have not seen the answer to is...."is it possible that these chemicals are produced as a result of conservative conduct, and inhibited by lack of such conduct?"

But it makes a bit of a joke about the passion that liberals hold to their ideals... and conservatives too?
They think "our ideas are better" but biology and neuroscience says "My chemicals make you what you are".

But here is a ball to outfield..how does this explain the "Muslim"..."Christian"...."Hindu" person ?

I'm just waiting for the neuroscientists to discover the root cause and reasons for all this by reading Pauls letter to the Roman Christians.

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