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The Science of Interrogation: Rapport, Not Torture

Chris Matthews, who hosts the MSNBC news program Hardball, is convinced that torture works. In the last two days, in the wake of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s damning report on […]... More>


Here Are the Psychological Reasons Why an American Might Join ISIS


Observer Article

What We Know Now: How Psychological Science Has Changed Over a Quarter Century

APS highlights some of the fields that have emerged or matured, how they have integrated other scientific disciplines, and how researchers are collaborating with international peers. ... More>


How Terror Hijacks the Brain


Observer Article

Motivation, Ideology, and the Social Process in Radicalization

A team of interdisciplinary researchers, including psychological scientists, is part of a federal research initiative to study why people become radicals. ... More>