Psychology

Ya think? ‘Unconscious bias’ favors Biden’s ‘likability’

By GREGORY ZELLER // An Adelphi University psychology professor who’s deep into unconscious processes has gone where few election polls dare to tread – calculating not just what people think, but why they think their thinking makes them think that way. Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology Professor Joel Weinberger predicted President Donald Trump’s 2016 upset win not based on polls or positions, he says, but on the voter mindset. Specifically: How unconscious thoughts have…

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