"In the past, people thought that…[political leanings were]…all environmentally influenced, a combination of biological dispositions as well as cultural shaping," says David Amodio, an assistant professor of psychology at New York University. However, a new study, led by Amodio, indicates that political bent "is not just a choice people have, but it seems to be linked to fundamental differences in the way people process information." [...]
"They are more sensitive to the need for change and more sensitive to the need to change their behavior," Amodio says about the politically left-leaning subjects.
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These findings have had such an impact on Krish that he has "decided to be more sympathetic to conservatives and other right wingers" :
I will learn to live with [conservatives and other right wingers] like how we learn to live with an incurable disease.