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ProSocial Action Lab

Teams from around the world will come together to learn, research, play and practice their collaborative skills. This is an opportunity for you to come together as a team and join others that are dedicated to deepening relationships, finding shared purpose, and enhancing group effectiveness.

Participants will be invited to join to a global research project to discern what is most needed at this critical time to create a more prosocial world.

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December 8, 2023

Artificial Intelligence, ChatGPT, and the Quest for Fire

We have to be seriously concerned about the role AI systems may play in society. We need to invent the fire of our times before we let AI loose on our society.

November 28, 2023

Extremist Groups Require the Greatest Trust Among Members

November 20, 2023

Terrorism and the Apocalyptic

November 16, 2023

The Extremist in Historical Perspective: Lessons from the Era of Anarchist Terrorism

December 5, 2023

Sacred Values, Social Identities, and Extremist Violence

Research indicates that when sacred values and fused identities combine they create a potent mix.

November 30, 2023

Moral Rigidity Evolved to Strengthen Bonds Within Groups

Moral rigidity and its intimate link to in-group boundaries may have evolved so as to make us behave, and be seen, as trustworthy yet cautious team members in social environments mired by intergroup competition.

November 14, 2023

Why Religious Extremism is Maladaptive

Religious systems that lose their adaptability become dangerous to the societies in which they exist, and to themselves, because they absolutize the relative.

November 2, 2023

In the Eye of the Beholder: Parochial Altruism, Radicalization, and Extremism

October 31, 2023

Extremist Violence Has Its Roots in Morality, Not Ideology

October 26, 2023

Conservative Extremists Are Afraid of Threats That Don't Exist

November 9, 2023

Why Terrorists Are Misunderstood

Although terrorism is often described as a form of communication, terrorists are rather poor communicators because the violence of terrorism is rarely understood by the public.

November 7, 2023

Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of Terrorist Recruiters

The issue of recruitment, as opposed to just radicalization, is an undeniably important and neglected area of study.