From the AJPS, Michael Bang Petersen (Aarhus): Social Welfare as Small-Scale Help: Evolutionary Psychology and the Deservingness Heuristic; Brad Verhulst and Lindon Eaves (VCU) and Peter Hatemi (Penn State): Correlation not Causation: The Relationship between Personality Traits and Political Ideologies; and an article on biology, ideology, and epistemology: How do we know political attitudes are inherited and why should we care? From Political Psychology, a special issue on the future of political psychology. From Playboy, Neal Gabler on the weird world of biopolitics. Is political ideology a choice, or is it hardwired into us? Sasha Issenberg on the new weird science of hardwired political identity. Erik Voeten on genes and politics. The political Left rolls with the good and the political Right confronts the bad: Connecting physiology and cognition to preferences. Chris Mooney on why the GOP distrusts science: It's not just evolution and climate change — conservatives' trust in science is plummeting across the board (and more and more and more and more and more and more and more on The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science — and Reality).