Thursday, May 16, 2013

Study finds Men who are physically strong are more likely to have right wing political views



  • Weaker men more likely to support welfare state and wealth redistribution

  • Link may reflect psychological traits that evolved in our ancestors

  • Strength was a proxy for ability to defend or acquire resources

  • There is no link between women's physical strength and political views




Men who are physically strong are more likely to take a right wing political stance, while weaker men are inclined to support the welfare state, according to a new study.

Researchers discovered political motivations may have evolutionary links to physical strength.

Men's upper-body strength predicts their political opinions on economic redistribution, according to the research.


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h/t Flea

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