Politics How Scientists See the Differences in Liberal and Conservative Brains Brian ResnickReena FloresMauro WhitemanNational Journal September 18, 2014 Link Copied We're partisans by nature, and once we pick a side we see the world in red or blue. But how do political psychologists actually measure that? National Journal's Brian Resnick volunteers his brain in a New York University lab to find out.For more on the the battle for our political brains, read National Journal's "How Politics Breaks Our Brains, and How We Can Put Them Back Together." We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Brian Resnick is a former staff correspondent at National Journal and a former producer of The Atlantic's National channel. Connect Twitter Reena Flores is a Video Producer at National Journal. Mauro Whiteman writes for Government Executive. News and updates from the editors of National Journal magazine.