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Religious people are more emotional, less analytical – study claims

Religious people views are driven by ‘emotional resonance’ that makes them cling to their views, even if they are wrong, a new study has claimed. The study was published in the Journal of Religion and Health, and consisted of 209 Christians, 152 non-religious, nine Jewish, five Buddhist, four Hindu, one Muslim, and 24 'other' religions. The groups all completed tests for dogmatism, empathetic and moral concerns, and a test of their analytical reasoning. Overall the study, published in the Daily Mail, found that…