This type of article (and the research) will have vastly different effects on readers sometimes more due to personal bias than the content itself. Supporters of gay rights may gain confidence in this research because it gives weight to the “homosexuality is natural” elements of their beliefs. Opponents of gay rights may find their trust in science undermined since it contradicts their own views. More extreme opponents might accuse the scientists of following a liberal agenda to try and create support for homosexuality. Some less-extreme opponents of gay rights could have their own beliefs on homosexuality undermined by the article.
November 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #2 RLE – “Mathematical beauty activates same brain region as great art or music”
“People who appreciate the beauty of mathematics activate the same part of their brain when they look at aesthetically pleasing formula as others do when appreciating art or music, suggesting that there is a neurobiological Read more…