Boredom Leads to Political Extremes

Boredom among an electorate may be contributing to a widening of political views among voters. Studies undertaken by researchers at the University of Limerick and King’s College London, demonstrate that experiences of boredom, contribute to a stronger endorsement of left versus right-wing ideologies, resulting in greater polarization of political preferences. The research, undertaken by Dr Wijnand A. P. van […]