My picks from ScienceDaily

Ageism More Prevalent Than Racism Among Presidential Voters, Study Finds:

An ongoing study by UCLA and Stanford University researchers of 20,000 registered voters has found that far more of them would vote against Sen. John McCain because of his age than would vote against Sen. Barack Obama because of his race.

Does Your Personality Influence Who You Vote For?:

Does your personality influence who you vote for? The short answer is yes, according to John Mayer, professor of psychology at the University of New Hampshire. As Americans go to the polls in record numbers to vote for the next U.S. president, some voters will crave social stability and others will crave social change. Liberals and conservatives divide according to these personality preferences.

Ultrasound Shown To Exert Remote Control Of Brain Circuits:

In a twist on nontraditional uses of ultrasound, a group of neuroscientists at Arizona State University has developed pulsed ultrasound techniques that can remotely stimulate brain circuit activity.

2 responses to “My picks from ScienceDaily

  1. It is not “ageism” to raise legitimate questions about John McCain’s health.

  2. Nor is it racism to raise legitimate questions about Obama’s stated policies.