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Partisan Psychology, And The Best Gadgets For Traveling

Ross Reynolds
08/09/2012 at 12:40 p.m.

Can You Correct Your Partisan Lens? According to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & Press, the values and basic beliefs of voters are more polarized along partisan lines today than they were 25 years ago. Research shows that your partisan bias leads you to believe misinformation about a politician or a policy decision, especially when you're presented with corrective facts. How do you correct for your biases and stay open to the facts?

The Best Tech Gadgets For Travel: Do you ever feel overloaded with batteries, chargers and tech devices when you travel? Does it feel impossible to leave home without a camera, smartphone, tablet, laptops and all the accouterments? Our travel expert offers great tips for lightening your load.


Brendan Nyhan is the assistant professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College.

Conor Friedersdorf is a staff writer at The Atlantic.

Skip Ferderber is the technology writer for

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