There are a zillion studies about why and how people vote that are depressing, because they reveal just how arbitrary our choices can be. How you vote is affected by where your polling place is, the time of day when you vote, what people said to you in the days leading up to the election, and of course your cultural background and prejudices. Then there are scientific studies that come up with absolutely wackadoodle theories for why you voted the way you did. Here are six of our favorites.
Horny Women Vote for Democrats
In a recent study, business professor Kristina Durante claimed she found evidence that women vote differently depending on where they are in their ovulation cycles. CNN reported on the study in an article that has since been removed due to the volume of complaints: