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Science Explains Why You Want To Punch Ted Cruz


If you’ve ever found yourself wanting to slap Ted Cruz in the face, you’re not alone. A Neurologist has an explanation for why it’s so hard to look at Cruz’s unsettling face. Cenk Uygur and Hannah Cranston hosts of The Young Turks discuss.

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Read more here: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/02/neurologist-explains-why-its-hard-to-look-at-ted-cruzs-creepy-unsettling-face/

As he has risen in the polls, more attention is being paid to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s overall electability as a man who looks, as one fellow Princeton classmate described him: “about as telegenic as an undertaker.”

The answer as to why so many people dislike the Texas Republican instinctively is one that intrigued Dr. Richard E. Cytowic, a professor of neurology at George Washington University.

Writing in Psychology Today, Cytowic noted that Cruz’s “atypical expressions” left him “uneasy,” and that he was not alone among people who have watched Cruz up-close and from afar.

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