Chris Mooney provides a careful argument, based on recent cognitive science experiments, that people who are inclined to be politically conservative will approach facts and data in a fundamentally different way than people who are inclined to be politically liberal.
Mooney will talk and sign books at the December WASH MDC Chapter Meeting
Rm2 at the Wheaton Regional Library in Silver Spring, Maryland
Chris Mooney is a science and political journalist, blogger, podcaster, and experienced trainer of scientists in the art of communication. He is the author of four books, including the New York Times bestselling The Republican War on Science. He blogs for “Science Progress,” a website of the Center for American Progress and Center for American Progress Action Fund.