How emotions drive opinion polarization: An agent-based model

30 Aug 2019 Schweitzer Frank Krivachy Tamas Garcia David

We provide an agent-based model to explain the emergence of collective opinions not based on feedback between different opinions, but based on emotional interactions between agents. The driving variable is the emotional state of agents, characterized by their valence and their arousal... (read more)

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  • PHYSICS AND SOCIETY
  • MULTIAGENT SYSTEMS
  • ADAPTATION AND SELF-ORGANIZING SYSTEMS
  • QUANTITATIVE METHODS