Scientific" Paper Finds Liberals "uncooperative, Hostile,
Troublesome, Socially Witht rawn, Manipulative"
by Tyler Durden
Jun 10. 21315 AM
Submitted by Elizabeth Harrington ,
Researchers who corrected a scientific: paper claiming social conservatives are associated with -
when it was in fart liberals - are calling the correction "quite minor."
The correction came three years after the paper claimed social liberals were linked with "Social Desirability," and
conservatives with authoritarianism.
The paper "Correlation not Causation: The Relationship Between Personality Traits and Political ' reas released
in October 2013., The researchers admitted the results were "exactly reversed," in a correction in January, which was first
reported by Power Line mag.
The researchers had expected Conservatives to be more likely to exhibit traits of "," which they
defined as "uncooperative, hostile, troublesome, and socially withdrawn,'' as well as "manipulative."
Their initial findings reported just that.