John Horgan, a psychologist and terrorism expert, in a story about how the FBI uses undercover agents and sting operations to round up Islamic State (ISIS) recruits in the U.S. Critics say such tactics also catch ‘fake’ terrorists who otherwise would not have taken action, further alienating the Muslim community. Friends and family members could… more »
A survey on sexual assault and misconduct that included responses from more than 150,000 students at 27 universities shows that nearly a quarter of women reported nonconsensual sexual contact by physical force, threats of physical force, or incapacitation while enrolled at a university.
“The common thread here is that recruits are led to believe that they achieve something far greater with their lives by being part of this project than by simply staying at home,” says John Horgan, a psychologist and radicalization expert at Georgia State University.
“Our goal was to identify the neural mechanisms underlying working memory difficulty in adult survivors of childhood brain tumors,” said Tricia King, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Georgia State.
“These results, along with others, show that humans and monkeys share similarities in their perceptual systems,” said Audrey Parrish, a graduate student at Georgia State who conducted the research as part of her doctoral dissertation.
ATLANTA—Chimpanzees’ personality traits are linked to the anatomy of specific brain structures, according to researchers at Georgia State University, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Copenhagen.