Eysenck Political Test
In the 1970s, psychologist Hans Eysenck proposed that much of politics can be explained using just four simple factors. While Eysenck carried out some studies that seemed to confirm his theory, this line of research has mostly been abandoned.
What would Eysenck’s theory predict about you? For each of the following questions, indicate your level of agreement below.
Question 1 of 24
The maintenance of internal order in the nation is more important than ensuring freedom for all.
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This test has been made on the basis of the work of Hans Jurgen Eysenck, Ph.D. and further developed by political analysts and respondents from all sides of the political spectrum. Even so, please keep in mind that Eysenck’s theory of psychological politics is not without its critics. Most notably, some academics contend that his theory of left-wing authoritarianism is invalid.
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