Every year at the Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference, students pursuing bachelor’s degrees … share their research findings and creative vision.
According to Horgan, …“Becoming involved in terrorism can be a rite of passage in certain families. Older siblings often have such an effect on their younger siblings that they want to join them, they want to be part of this adventure.” The phenomenon is not restricted to brothers.
In the study, Seyda Özçaliskan, associate professor of psychology at Georgia State, …examined the gestures used by English- and Turkish-speaking adults who have been blind since birth.
Psychological scientist, Seyda Özçaliskan, explains, “Adult speakers who are blind from birth also gesture when they talk, and these gestures resemble the gestures of sighted adults speaking the same language.
Robert Latzman, assistant professor of psychology, in an article about a new study that shows genetics and specific brain regions are linked to sex differences in chimpanzees’ scratching behavior, a common indicator of anxiety in humans and others primates.
John Horgan, professor of global studies and psychology, in a story about the effectiveness of programs aiming to de-radicalize terror defendants.
NPR’s Audie Cornish interviews John Horgan, a professor at Georgia State University’s Global Studies Institute, who studies how ISIS inspires “lone wolf” supporters.
Marise Parent, a professor in the Neuroscience Institute, in a story about her research that shows eating sweet foods causes the brain to form a memory of a meal.
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.
“They are very sensitive topics, and it’s not easy to assess correctly,” said Kevin Swartout, a Georgia State University professor overseeing the results of ARC3’s surveys. “You can’t just ask a student, ‘Have you ever been raped?’ or ‘Have you ever committed rape?’ They’re never going to endorse it even if it has happened, because… more »