Conflict Resolution

Masi Noor

Canterbury Christ Church University, United Kingdom www.canterbury.ac.uk/social-applied-sciences/applied-social-sciences/staff/Masi-Noor/ What does your research focus on? I am a social psychologist and my work focuses on intergroup relations, including the dynamics of conflict, cooperation, and help between groups. For instance, why do conflicting groups sometimes engage in competition over their victimhood following violent More

Sabina Cehajic-Clancy

Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Bosnia and Herzegovina www.ssst.edu.ba What does your research focus on? In my research, I am examining socio-psychological processes of sustainable intergroup reconciliation with a particular focus on a post-conflict society of Bosnia and Herzegovina. More specifically, using both qualitative and quantitative methodological approaches I More

Neuroscientist Probes the Mind for Clues to End Conflicts

Scientific American Mind:  Could neuroscience hold the key to breaking down psychological barriers between groups in conflict? In this month’s issue of Scientific American, contributor Gareth Cook interviews Rebecca Saxe, an associate professor of cognitive neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, about her work applying “theory of mind” to More

Gelfand Receives Anneliese Maier Research Award

APS Fellow Michele J. Gelfand, who studies conflict and conducts comparative cultural research, accepted the Anneliese Maier Research Award at a ceremony at Heidelberg University in Germany. The award is granted by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and includes a €250,000 prize, which will fund Gelfand’s collaboration with Klaus Boehnke More