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People are better at remembering information about selfish politicians and more motivated to forward that type of information to other people. Photo: Camilo Jiminez/Unsplash

2020.10.19 | Research news

Citizens themselves contribute to political mistrust

People have a special ability to detect and disseminate information about egotistic and selfish leaders. In this way, citizens themselves contribute greatly to the proliferation of voter apathy and mistrust of politicians, according to a new study from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University.