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Monitor on Psychology: Understanding Terrorism


Monitor on Psychology: Understanding Terrorism

November 18, 2009

START Investigators Featured in Discussion of Psychology of Terrorism

The article "Understanding Terrorism" in the American Psychological Association's Monitor on Psychology explores the state of the art in psychological research regarding an individual's decision to engage in terrorism as well as how efforts might be explored to deter such action, through de-radicalization and dis-engagement efforts. The article explores work being supported by START and conducted by Arie Kruglanski, Clark McCauley, and John Horgan. The full text of this article from the November 2009 issue of Monitor on Psychology is available online.

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