To understand voting behaviour, we must consider voters' emotions and their interaction with electoral arrangements and the complex functions elections serve in democracies. We can then optimize voting via electoral ergonomics — the design of electoral arrangements that consider voters' bodies and minds.
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Bruter, M., Harrison, S. Understanding the emotional act of voting. Nat Hum Behav 1, 0024 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-016-0024