The North Atlantic Treaty Organization Science for Peace and Security Programme provides funding for multi-year research and development projects related to security and NATO’s strategic objectives. Applications must be submitted jointly by a scientist residing and working in a NATO country and at least one co-director in a Partner country. More
Edited by C. Nathan DeWall and David G. Myers Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in psychological science that has been the focus of an article in More
The Guardian: What happens to groups of people in harsh physical environments, away from all of the trappings of modern civilization? Tales of shipwrecks, adventurers and post-apocalyptic worlds explore this question, and usually these stories do not end well (recall the descent into anarchy and violence in Lord of the Flies). The More
CNN: Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge? A challenging new book by the Harvard University psychologist Steven Pinker says that the answer is “yes.” In The Better Angels of Our Nature, Pinker presents data showing that human violence, while still very much with us today, has More
In this wrenching, compelling lecture, psychologist and humanitarian Inge Missmahl opens up about her groundbreaking, sadly overlooked projects in Afghanistan. The war-ravaged nation is home to over 30 million individuals, yet only 24 mental health professionals practice there. Her efforts to increase the numbers bring hope and healing to a More
The Daily Mail: Hear the good news! ‘We are living in the most peaceable era of our species’ existence!’ Well, you could have fooled me. Who says so? And why? The herald of reassurance is professor Steven Pinker, the Harvard psychologist with impressive books to his credit on how our More
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