Research finds link between 'cognitive load' and political ideologyApril 11, 2012
TO: News Editors and Directors
FROM: Julie Poquette
DATE: April 11, 2012
SUBJECT: Research finds link between 'cognitive load' and political ideology
Dr. Jeffrey Goodman, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, was a co-author of a recently published article reporting the results of research into the effect of "cognitive load" on an individual's political ideology.
The article, "Low-Effort Thought Promotes Political Conservatism," appears in the April 2012 issue of the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
The article reports the findings of a series of studies that examined subjects' consideration of political terms
Dr. Goodman is available to discuss the research team's findings and conclusions. He may be reached at 715-836-2215 or firstname.lastname@example.org.