Ideology, Motivated Reasoning, and Cognitive Reflection

Organization: The Cultural Cognition Project

A study of three sources of ideological polarization. 
A survey of American and British citizens to test the "cultural cognition thesis" as it relates to science communication and the impact of a geoengineering narrative on concern about climate change risks.   In order to understand the influence of cultural meanings on both science communication and public perceptions of risk, researchers from Yale Law School,...
A survey of Americans on the reasons behind the climate change controversy, including public concern about the issue, scientific literacy and risk perception.
A survey of American cultural polarization on societal risks (such as global warming), including the causes and ways to counteract it.