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Psychology Professor Clark McCauley on AMC’s “Mad Men” and “Jujitsu Politics Corporate Style”

Posted March 22, 2012
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In his latest Psychology Today blog, Psychology Professor Clark McCauley examines how the makers of AMC’s “Mad Men” used an image evocative of the Sept. 11 attacks to create controversy (and buzz) in advance of the show’s season premiere. From the article: “Look at the article from AMC’s point of view. Do they know that […]

Psychology Professor Clark McCauley Quoted in Associated Press Article on Drug Gangs

Posted October 11, 2011
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Bryn Mawr Professor of Psychology Clark McCauley is quoted in this Associated Press article about the terrorism employed by Mexican drug gangs. “These gangs have to keep escalating because they want the shock value but the shock value wears off,” McCauley tells the reporter. “Now, to get a headline you have to get more heads, […]

Psychology Professor Clark McCauley on the Anniversary of the 9-11 Attacks

Posted September 29, 2011
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Bryn Mawr Professor of Psychology Clark McCauley, whose new book Friction: How Radicalization Happens to Them and Us was published in March, was interviewed by Radio Health Journal for a piece that aired on Sept. 11. McCauley also wrote about America’s reaction to the attacks in his latest Psychology Today blog post. McCauley is the […]

Psychology Professor Clark McCauley Pens Blog for Psychology Today

Posted June 23, 2011
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Bryn Mawr Professor of Psychology Clark McCauley, whose new book Friction: How Radicalization Happens to Them and Us was published in March, is now blogging for Psychology Today. His latest post looks at the spontaneous celebrations that erupted after the death of Osama Bin Laden. McCauley is the Rachel C. Hale Professor of Sciences and […]

Understanding the Terrorist Mind

Posted January 12, 2010
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The New York Times reports that Bryn Mawr College Professor of Psychology Clark McCauley and others are leading the way in the nascent efforts to understand the terrorist mind. McCauley has researched the four general paths to violence.

McCauley to speak on terrorism and the war of ideas

Posted February 27, 2009
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On Tuesday, March 4, at 4 p.m. in Thomas 110, Professor of Psychology Clark R. McCauley will offer a talk titled “Political Radicalization: Are We Winning the War of Ideas against Jihadi Terrorism?”  The lecture, sponsored by the President’s Office, is free and open to the public. McCauley is co-director of the Solomon Asch Center […]