Mind the Widening Gap

Polarization and Political Bias Ahead of the 2018 Midterm Elections
DATE
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 7:30am to 9:00am
LOCATION
UCI Applied Innovation, 5141 California Ave #250, Irvine, CA 92617
DETAILS

Today, many Americans would rather their children marry someone of a different race or religion than of a different political party. Increasingly, liberal and conservative Americans feel differently, think differently, and believe in different sets of truths.

As our country approaches one of the most consequential elections in modern history, join the ChangeMakers and Professor Peter Ditto as he discusses the latest psychological research examining the causes and consequences of political polarization in an age of “alternative facts” and “fake news” – and learn how we can foster a more civil, responsive and productive political culture.

Read more about Professor Ditto's most recent research.