What explains Brexit, Trump and the rise of the far right?
Brain Scanner is Simon Oxenham's weekly column that sifts the pseudoscience from the neuroscience
When people are anxious, they make bad decisions. Anxiety suppresses neurons in the pre-frontal cortex region of the brain, which is involved in decision-making.
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