John Horgan, professor of global studies and psychology, in a story about how in the wake of terrorist attacks around the world Americans are primed to think in terms of mass killings and active shooters when they hear a loud bang or screams or see a crowd break into a run. Yet crime statistics show… more »
John Horgan and Mia Bloom, transcultural violence and terrorism experts, in an article about how the Islamic State turns children into terrorists.
The newly selected clinical psychology interns are pictured here at a recent celebration of their successful matching with internship sites. (front row) Kristen Smith, Meena Khojowa, Jessica Morgan Goodnight, Laura Cousins, Nicki Wilner Hegberg; (back row) Sarah Garcia, Sarah Schmidt, Irene Daboin, Susie Johnson, Natasha Ludwig, and Effie Mougianis.
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2016 Recipients Annouced for University and Departmental Aaccomplishments, awards and fellowships including
–Outstanding Diversity Teaching Award –Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award –2016 Outstanding Graduate Mentoring Award –2016-2017 Bailey M. Wade Fellowship –NBN Neuroscience Award –2016 Percival Rogers Statistics Award
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.