Posted: Monday, July 1, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — A new study by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln political science professor shows that political intolerance results from fear combined with doubt and uncertainty.
Ingrid Haas, an assistant professor of political science, examined how emotion affects political tolerance. Her study found that people who are uncertain tend to be open to new ideas if they feel safe.
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