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Link to:Scott Atran et al look at cognitive triggers for extremist violence through brain scans
Jun 19, 2019
In a new journal article, a team of scientists led by Scott Atran, an adjunct research professor at the University of[...]
Link to:Scott Atran discusses sacred values and devoted actors on Social Science Bites podcast
Apr 06, 2017
The Social Science Bites podcast describes Scott Atran's research as sitting “at the intersection of violent acts and[...]
Link to:Atran speaks with “On Being” about the search for identity among youth in extremist cultures
Oct 20, 2014
Scott Atran discusses “the human dynamics of what we analyze as ‘breeding grounds for terrorism’” in “ Hopes and Dreams[...]
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Aug 29, 2014
"After spleens are vented…enough grudging accommodation can emerge to stop the killing even if dreams of triumph endure[...]
Link to:Atran article, Black and White and Red All Over, featured in Foreign Policy magazine
Apr 22, 2013
An article by Scott Atran in Foreign Policy magazine discusses media coverage of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing[...]