Psychology

TSAS WP17-01: A Concurrent Evaluation of Threat Assessment Tools for the Individual Assessment of Terrorism

Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2017
Description:

This research examines what is the content overlap among three tools that may be relevant for assessing an individual’s risk for terrorist violence: Version 3 of the Historical-Clinical-Risk Management—20 (HCR-20 – …

The radicalization of homegrown jihadists: A review of theoretical models and social-psychological evidence

Year: 2011
Description:

Abstract: This article attempts to consolidate theorizing about the radicalization of Western homegrown jihadists. Five major models of radicalization are reviewed. The commonalities and discrepancies among these models are identified – …

Expressions of political practice: Collective angst moderates politicized collective identity to predict support for political protest (peaceful or violent) among diaspora group members

Year: 2014
Description:

Abstract: In two studies, we examined an ethnic group (Tamil or Somali) at a key point in their history – when violent conflict rages in their homeland that will determine – …

Recruitment and selection in violent extremist organizations: Viewing through an industrial and organizational psychology lens

Actions speak louder than words: a behavioral analysis of 183 individuals convicted for terrorist offenses in the United States from 1995 to 2012

Geography: United States
Year: 2016
Description:

Abstract: Involvement in terrorism has traditionally been discussed in relatively simplistic ways with little effort spent on developing a deeper understanding of what involvement actually entails, and how it differs – …

The Psychology of Military Decision Making: Inertia, Expertise, and Least-Worse Decisions

Subjects: Military, Psychology

Do You “See” the Same Thing?: An Experimental Look into the Black Box of Disorder Perception

Year: 2015
Subjects: Psychology

Are psychopathic and borderline personality disorders distinct, or differently gendered expressions of the same disorder? An exploration using concept maps

Year: 2015
Subjects: Psychology

The Contribution Participatory Action Research Can Make to Knowledge Mobilization in Psychosocial Services for Children and Families

Year: 2015
Subjects: Psychology, Youth

Patterns of individual coping, engagement with social supports, and use of formal services among a five-country sample of resilient youth

Year: 2015

A conceptual framework for thinking about physician-assisted death for persons with a mental disorder

Year: 2016
Subjects: Psychology

Le fanatisme en psychanalyse. Au sujet de Utrilla Robles, Manuela (2013) Fanaticism in Psychoanalysis

Author(s): Brunet– Louis
Year: 2016
Subjects: Psychology

Psychology-law evidence database

Author(s): Cook– A. | Roesch– R
Year: 2016
Subjects: Law, Psychology

Bolstering resilience through teacher-student interaction: Lessons for school psychologists

Year: 2015
Subjects: Psychology, Youth

Cultivating student leadership in professional psychology

Year: 2015
Subjects: Psychology, Youth

Terrorisme, violence de masse et radicalisation. Du Moi idéal au désengagement identificatoire

Author(s): Brunet– Louis
Year: 2015

Why bother? Death, Failure, and Fatalistic Withdrawal from life

Year: 2015
Description:

The current research examines the conditions under which death contemplation will reduce, rather than increase, goal directed activity. By employing a goal-regulation perspective on the problem of death, we hypothesized – …

Threat and defense: From Anxiety to Approach

Year: 2010
Description:

The social psychological literature on threat and defense is fragmented. Groups of researchers have focused on distinct threats, such as mortality, uncertainty, uncontrollability, or meaninglessness, and have developed separate theoretical – …

Muted neural response to distress among securely attached people

Year: 2013
Description:

Neural processes that support individual differences in attachment security and affect regulation are currently unclear. Using electroencephalography, we examined whether securely attached individuals, compared with insecure individuals, would show a – …

I’m OK, I’m OK: Praise Makes Narcissists with low Implicit self-esteem Indifferent to the Suffering of Others

Year: 2013
Description:

In two experiments (Ns = 105 and 49) the most grandiose individuals with the lowest implicit self-esteem became particularly callous toward their suffering peers after receiving praise about their own – …

Anxious uncertainty and reactive approach motivation (RAM) for religious, idealistic, and lifestyle extremes

Year: 2013
Description:

Reactive Approach Motivation (RAM) theory proposes that the personal uncertainty arising from motivational conflict causes anxiety, and that anxiety draws people to extremes because extremes activate approach-motivated states that automatically – …

Neural Foundations of Meaning and Threat

Year: 2013

Approach-related left prefrontal EEG asymmetry predicts muted error-related negativity

Year: 2010
Subjects: Psychology, Society
Description:

n two studies, we used electroencephalography (EEG) to test whether approach-motivation-related brain activity would predict reduced sensitivity to negative outcomes. In both studies, participants (Study 1, N=26; Study 2, N=56) – …

Approaching relief: Compensatory ideals relieve threat-induced anxiety by promoting approach-motivated states.

Year: 2012
Description:

We propose that in anxious circumstances people are drawn toward idealistic meanings and purposes because ideals efficiently and reliably engage approach motivated states. We present evidence that approach motivation and – …

Threat and defense as goal regulation: From implicit goal-conflict to anxious uncertainty, reactive approach motivation (RAM), and ideological extremism

Author(s): McGregor-- Ian
Year: 2011
Description:

Four studies investigated a goal regulation view of anxious uncertainty threat (Gray & McNaughton, 2000) and ideological defense. In all studies, participants (N = 444) were randomly assigned to have – …

Study 2 of 3: Comparisons of Radicalized and Non-Radicalized Federal Offenders

Geography: Canada
Year: 2014
Description:

The identification of considerable differences between radicalized and non-radicalized offenders across a variety of areas suggests that the case management, supervision, and intervention strategies used for each group may need – …

Study 3 of 3: Estimating Susceptibility to Prison Radicalization

Geography: Canada
Year: 2014
Description:

The ability to estimate which inmates may be more susceptible to radicalizing influences and potentially intervene with those individuals prior to them being exposed or converted to a radical ideology – …

Examining the Needs and Motivations of Canada’s Federally Incarcerated Radicalized Offenders

Author(s): Michel-- S | Stys--Y
Geography: Canada
Year: 2014
Description:

This study allowed for an enhanced understanding of the motivations and needs of radicalized offenders,Footnote 1 while providing the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) with further evidence that can be – …

Women in Zones of Conflict: Power and Resistance in Israel

Author(s): jacoby-- Tami
Year: 2005
Description:

Tami Amanda Jacoby investigates the constraints and opportunities for women’s civic engagements in zones of conflict through a case study of three women’s political movements in Israel: Women in Green, – …

A Theory of Victimhood: Politics, Conflict and the Construction of Victim-Based Identity

Author(s): jacoby-- Tami
Year: 2015
Description:

What (and who) is a victim? In contemporary violent conflicts, the construction of grievance-based identity is a fundamentally contested process as the lines between victim and perpetrator are blurred by – …

Anxiety and the Approach of Idealistic Meaning

Year: 2014
Description:

This chapter will provide an overview of some of our research on meaning-related motivational processes. We outline our Reactive Approach Motivation theory, which offers a goal-regulation perspective on anxiety and – …

TSAS WP15-06: Traits de personnalité et terrorisme

Author(s): CSIS–
Publisher: TSAS

TSAS WP15-05: Personality Traits and Terrorism

Author(s): CSIS–
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2015

The Subjective Reality of the Terrorist: Ideological and Psychological Factors in Terrorism

Year: 1988
Description:

[This is reprinted as “Subjective Realities” in chapter 5 of Martha Crenshaw, Explaining Terrorism. New York: Routledge, 2011 — but I prefer the original, if you can get it, because the reprint has – …

Improving the Language of Influence

Year: 2013

Inferring the Mental State of Influencers

Year: 2013

Investing in people: Social networks in the diffusion of a large-scale fraud

Year: 2013

The Role of Need for Cognitive Closure in Retrieval-induced Forgetting and Misinformation Effects in Eyewitness Memory

Year: 2014

The Psychology of Radicalization and Deradicalization: How Significance Quest Impacts Violent Extremism.

Year: 2014

Defining and Understanding the Jihadi-Salafi Movement: A Review Article

Author(s): Karagiannis– M
Year: 2014

A New Look into Broken Windows: What Shapes Individuals’ Perceptions of Social Disorder?

Year: 2014

The Psychology of Martyrdom : Making the Ultimate Sacrifice in the Name of a Cause

Year: 2014

Bending Perception to Desire: Effects of Task Demands, Motivation, and Cognitive Resources

Year: 2014

Trying to Make Sense of Homegrown Terrorist Radicalization: The Case of the Toronto 18

Author(s): Dawson– Lorne
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2014

The Choreography of Resolution: Neuroscience, Movement and Conflict

Year: 2013

Religious Zeal after Goal Frustration

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Year: 2011
Description:

This chapter explains how basic goal-regulation processes that we share with our vertebrate relatives, like pigeons, mice, and dogs can propel extreme religious reactions to such uncertain predicaments. (Source: Publication).

Terrorism is a Failed Brand

Author(s): McCue– Jason
Publisher: TED Talk
Year: 2012

Terror Management and Attitudes Toward Immigrants: Differential Effects of Mortality Salience for Low and High Right-wing Authoritarians

Year: 2012
Description:

Previous terror management theory research has shown that mortality salience (MS; a death reminder) leads to the derogation of those who are perceived to be threats to or violators of – …

Community and Family Approaches to Combating the Radicalization and Recruitment of Somali-American Youth and Young Adults: A Psychosocial Perspective

Year: 2009
Description:

Between late 2007 and autumn 2008, an estimated 18 or more Somali-American adolescent boys and young men living in the Minneapolis area secretly left their homes and flew to Somalia – …

TSAS WP13-03: Les Dimensions Émotionnelles du Terrorisme

Author(s): Ducol-- Benjamin
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2013
Description:

Quel(s) rôle(s) pour les émotions et dynamiques affectuelles dans les processus de radicalisation violente et d’engagement individuel dans le terrorisme ?