Scott Atran on RadioMD
Scott Atran discusses “What drives people to do heinous crimes?” and “Terrorism and Mental Health: What’s the connection?”
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“A garden experiment revisited: inter-generational change in environmental perception and management of the Maya Lowlands, Guatemala.” JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSTITUTE, 1 Nov 2013 by O. le Guen, R. Iliev, X. Lois, S. Atran, & D. L. Medin.
“Social Warfare. Budget hawks’ plan to cut funding for political and social science aren’t just short-sighted and simpleminded– they’ll actually hurt national security.” FOREIGN POLICY. 15 March 2013 by S. Atran.
“The price of your soul: neural evidence for the non-utilitarian representation of sacred values” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Biological Sciences, 25 January 2012 by G Berns, E Bell, C Capra, M Prietula, S Moore, B Anderson, J Ginges, & S Atran
“The Price of Your Soul: Neural Evidence for the Non-Utilitarian Representation of Sacred Values,” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 15 May 2011 by G,Berns, E. Bell, C. Mónica Capra, M. Prietula, S. Moore, B. Anderson, J. Ginges, S. Atran
“The Evolution of Religion: How Cognitive By Products Adaptive Learning Heuristics, Ritual Displays, and Group Competition Generate Deep Commitments to Prosocial Religions,” Biological Theory Quarterly, 1 Oct. 2010 by S Atran, J Henrich
“Mutually Assured Support: A Security Doctrine for Terrorist Nuclear Weapon Threats,” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1 Jul. 2010 by S Atran, B Fischhoff, M Sageman
“Smart Financial Power and International Security: Reflections on the Evolution of the Global Anti-Money-Laundering and Counterterrorist Financing Regime since 9/11,” Center for Strategic and International Studies, 21 Apr. 2009 by J Zarate
“Uncovering the Dark Web: A Case Study of Jihad on the Web,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 7 Apr. 2008 by M Sageman, H Chen, W Chung, J Qin, E Reid, G Weimann
“Understanding Terrorism and What We Can Do About It: A Continuing Conversation With Lord John Alderdice,” Internaitonal Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, 1 Sep. 2007 by J Alderdice, N Ramzy, S Portuges
“Folkbiology Doesn’t Come from Folkpsychology: Evidence from Yukatek Maya in Cross-Cultural Perspective,” Journal of Cognition & Culture, 1 Feb. 2001 by S Atran, D Medin, E Lynch, V Vapnarsky, E Ucan Ek’, P Sousa