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ScienceSeeker Editor’s Selections: Election Day Edition

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Here are my Science Seeker Editor’s Selections for the past week, featuring election-day science:

Stressed out waiting for the results? According to Scicurious, It’s not the stress that counts, it’s whether you can control it.

Is it possible to predict how “undecided voters” will decide? Are they even really undecided to begin with? Melanie Tannenbaum has answers.

“Politics and emotions are deeply intertwined,” argues Maya Kuehn at Psych Your Mind. How do these experiences at the intersection of politics and emotions affect the way you understand political messages? How do they affect your own behavior?

Jason G. Goldman About the Author: Dr. Jason G. Goldman received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at the University of Southern California, where he studied the evolutionary and developmental origins of the mind in humans and non-human animals. Jason is also an editor at ScienceSeeker and Editor of Open Lab 2010. He lives in Los Angeles, CA. Follow on . Follow on Twitter @jgold85.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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