Over-claiming knowledge predicts anti-establishment voting

Press/Media: Research

Period18 Jul 2019

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  • TitleOver-claiming knowledge predicts anti-establishment voting
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletEurekAlert
    Media typePrint
    CountryNetherlands
    Date18/07/19
    DescriptionIn light of the election and ballot victories of populist, anti-establishment movements, many people have been trying to better understand the behaviors and motivations of voters. Studying voter behavior on an EU treaty, social psychologists in the Netherlands found that knowledge overclaiming predicts anti-establishment voting, particularly at the radical right.

    The results of their research is published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science.
    Producer/AuthorEurekAlert
    URLhttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-07/sfpa-okp071719.php
    PersonsAndré Krouwel