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How to predict if you are conservative or not

Ruth Tarrant

7th March 2016

As a closet psychologist, I've spent hours in recent weeks watching the fascinating Brain documentary series with Dr David Eagleman, and one story in Episode 4 really caught my eye. Scientists have discovered a way to predict, with 95% accuracy, whether you naturally have right-wing or left-wing voting preferences - you can read the original New Scientist article here.

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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