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  •  Quantifying Charisma (2+ / 0-)
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    midwesterner, Woody

    How many percentage points does a charismatic presidential candidate add?

    This I would like to see.

    Have 100 randomly-chosen people hooked up to an MRI and electrode caps, and subject them to speeches by Senator Kerry and Senator Obama.

    And see which parts of the brain light up during each speech.

    Learn about Centrist Economics, learn about Robert Rubin's Hamilton Project. www.hamiltonproject.org

    by PatriciaVa on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 10:56:31 AM PST

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