From Activism to Radicalization: The Tipping Point of Unfairness

Conflicts driven by nationalism, ideologies, and cultures have become all too common.  What can psychological science tell us about the causes and mental processes that push people from activism to radicalization? To shine some light on this topic, we hear from Kees van den Bos at the University of Utrecht, who is an expert on the study of radicalization. This is a companion piece to Shinobu Kitayama’s final column as APS President, The Societal Divide: What Can We Do About It?

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